Think about being the nation’s quickest feminine sprinter and one among its most celebrated athletes, and being interrogated on the airport by a safety officer and questioned over the validity of your Lebanese passport. That’s what occurred to Aziza Sbaity in 2018 on her approach again to Beirut from the 2018 Arab Championship.
In an interview with Daraj, Aziza who’s Lebanon’s solely black feminine athlete, describes her encounter with the feminine safety officer at Beirut’s airport and sheds gentle on the entrenched racism in our society and the necessity to abolish archaic legal guidelines just like the Kafaka one.
Aziza has most lately received Lebanon’s solely gold medal on the 2023 Arab Championship.
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