Lebanese authorities have largely failed to comply with the country’s Right to Access to Information Law, and haven’t been implemented after its passage.
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Transgender women in Lebanon face systemic violence and discrimination, Human Rights Watch, Helem, and MOSAIC said in a report and video released today.
The world famous Lebanese band, Mashrou’ Leila, has become the latest victim of Lebanon’s criminal defamation and insult laws.
Prominent rights group raised their voice against law discriminating Lebanese women married to foreigners and denying their children citizenship.
The recent mass execution of dozens of Saudi citizens has drawn wide criticism from rights groups and governments around the world.
The sentencing of Lebanese TV correspondent Adam Chamseddine to three months in jail for “insulting” a security agency in a Facebook post .
Totalitarian regimes and mark on human psyche, nostalgic depictions of life in Mexico City riddled with socio-economic and racial divisions with much more.
Lebanon’s parliament gives new coalition government a way to start working with vote of confidence after a televised session to debate proposed policies.
The last big hurdle was a dispute over how Hezbollah’s Sunni allies should be represented in cabinet, resolved by the inclusion of Hassan Mrad.
This week will be decisive in efforts to form a government in Lebanon, representing a last chance to break the deadlock, Prime Minister-designate Saad said.