Sects, Parties and Militias Mark their Territories: How Dominant Political Forces Fragmented Beirut


In this short documentary produced by Daraj Media a few months after the Beirut Port Blast, Mona Fawaz talks about the impact of militarized security, sectarianism, and the erasure of collective shared spaces in post-civil-war Beirut. She argues that dominant political forces have imposed their political and sectarian identities on Beirut's neighborhoods, taking hold of the city's public spaces and transforming these spaces into sites of conflict and militarized zones.

Watch the full documentary here.