For one entrepreneur Beirut’s Ouzai neighborhood is the perfect canvas upon which to paint dreams
Lebanon articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Lebanon. Lebanon has suffered from the Syrian conflict that prevented passage of a new electoral law and led to the postponement of long awaited national elections. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles on the Middle East.
Lebanon’s parliament approved an electoral law which will allow legislative elections to be held
The Lebanese Cabinet approved a new electoral law based on the proportional system
Meeting between President Aoun and Prime Minister Hariri helped overcome some of the remaining obstacles
Patriot Park is the physical manifestation of aggressive patriotism added to a cult of personality centered on Vladimir Putin, both popular in Russia lately. It was opened by President Putin himself last year.
Ministry says it has asked the country’s security agency to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie
Efforts to produce a new parliamentary electoral law before end of the term of the parliament
Only a fool would predict, so here goes: Lebanon’s war lasted 15 years, but Syria’s will last longer because the foreign backers are in it for the long haul: for global, not regional, victory.
Lebanon electoral law based on the proportional system and away from sectarian considerations
For election observers to effectively discharge their mandate, scholars and analysts are arguing for embracing of appropriate information communication technologies.