Helen Mackreath

Helen Mackreath is the Middle East Correspondent for the Los Angeles Review of Books based in Istanbul, previously in Beirut and the West Bank. She is currently researching issues relating to Syrian refugee governance in Turkey.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Swaying in the Crosswind

The women’s movement in Palestine is hard to assess, not only because of ambiguous metrics, but because many other struggles so often overshadow it...


Refugee or Migrant

Should we call them refugees or migrants? It is now common practice in Europe to enforce a heavy-handed, arbitrary categorization of those fleeing war....


The Role of Host Communities in North Lebanon
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