Meera Santhanam reports on politics, culture and criminal justice in the United States and Middle East. She is currently a student at Harvard Law School and holds a master’s degree in race, ethnicity and conflict from Trinity College Dublin and a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Chicago.
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Russian filmmaker Marie Surae’s documentary “I’m Not Lakit” follows Saleh, a stateless, abandoned child in Lebanon. Labeled a “lakit,” a derogatory term for those born out of wedlock, he faces social stigma on top of massive legal barriers as he embarks on adulthood.