La mediatrice Lea Baroudi. «La mia cura per il Libano dentro a un teatro»

L’impegno del gruppo March nel Paese, in ginocchio dalla fine della guerra civile: «Arte e cultura sono catalizzatori di cambiamento. Vi racconto come metto sul palcoscenici combattenti e nemici» Una vita da mediatrice, nel mezzo di conflitti interconfessionali e settari, usando l’arte – in particolare il teatro sociale – come strumento per far abbassare le […]

United for Tripoli : Football tournament

Sports for Reconciliation: Bridging Divides between Former Fighters and the Lebanese Armed Forces  Tripoli has long grappled with conflict, social unrest, and insecurity within its communities, particularly in Jabal Mohsen and Beb El Tebbeneh. Furthermore, socio-economic instability, gang activity, drug use, and the widespread presence of illegal weapons have intensified these challenges. This situation often […]

In Tripoli’s Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen, ex-rival fighters light up former frontlines with solar energy

Darkness contributes to conflict. When you can’t see what they tell you is your enemy, you will live in perpetual fear. TRIPOLI — “We used to go to the Army in handcuffs, now we go to them with lightbulbs,” jokes Bassam*, a young ex-combatant from Tripoli’s Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood. The men sitting around him in […]

À Tripoli, des porteuses de paix bâtissent des ponts entre des quartiers rivaux

Les habitants des quartiers de Jabal Mohsen et Bab el-Tebbané se sont longtemps livrés à des affrontements sanglants les uns contre les autres. Désormais, ils se réunissent autour de projets civiques grâce au travail d’une association menée par un groupe de femmes. Un jour d’hiver à Tripoli, deuxième plus grande ville du Liban, des jeunes […]

Let’s Celebrate Together: Bridging Divides and Fostering Unity in Tripoli

“Let’s Celebrate Together!” This festival, organized by MARCH, brilliantly transformed the old demarcation lines of Jabal Mohsen and Beb El Tebbeneh into a vibrant space for celebration and unity! Stretching along Syria Street, between the neighborhoods of Tebbaneh and Jabal, this event was a collaborative effort with the Lebanese Army. The festival was launched with […]

Installing Solar Street lights in Collaboration with the Lebanese Armed Forces

In collaboration with the Lebanese Army, MARCH installed 380 solar street lights along the former demarcation lines of Beb El Tebbeneh and Jabal Mohsen, areas once marred by clashes and violence between the two communities. This initiative was conducted during a special event at Kahwetna and carried the powerful slogan: “To light a small candle […]