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Maya Zankoul

Beirut+ TV: Lebanon's Online Animated Satire

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's tough being a satirist amid countless known and invisible threats, but that hasn't deterred Maya Zankoul, Toni Yammine and their merry group from poking fun at all things Lebanese via Beirut+ TV.

Lebanese Caricaturists Feel With Charlie Hebdo, Fear Retribution

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.11.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanese caricaturists felt solidarity with French colleagues targeted in a terrorist attack on the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo this week, but admitted they're hamstrung by threats against them, terrorism, sectarianism, and political instability in their country.

Journos, Press Freedom Activists Decry Lebanon's Draft ICT Law

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Press freedom advocates fear any clampdown would put Lebanon, noted for its open cyberspace, in the same league as other Arab countries that jail and torture bloggers for their dissenting views.