Celia Peterson

Middle East

A life in flux for Lebanon's Dom community

On the fringes of Lebanese society, the Dom suffer from extreme poverty and social marginalisation.


The kushti fighters of Dubai

Mohamed Shahed travelled from Pakistan to Dubai to support his family, hoping the ancient sport would be his ticket to fame.

War & Conflict

Syrian refugee women take on life in a man's world

Many female Syrian refugees in Lebanon have become the sole breadwinners for their families.

Arts & Culture

Growing the traditional art of Palestinian ceramics

The Hebron Glass and Ceramics Factory says business today is good, thanks to both tourists and exports.

Middle East

Life inside Gaza's only women's prison

The Reform and Rehabilitation Centre for Women, which is run by Hamas, currently houses about 40 inmates.