Lebanon electoral law based on the proportional system and away from sectarian considerations
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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.
For election observers to effectively discharge their mandate, scholars and analysts are arguing for embracing of appropriate information communication technologies.
The Lebanese parliament is heading towards extending its own term for the third time in a row
President Michel Aoun has asked PM Saad al-Hariri to proceed in forming a new Lebanese government
After 45 failed attempts, the new Lebanese President Michel Aoun is a Maronite Christian politician
Characters in traditional Ottoman shadow puppets culture are known as Karagoz and Hacivat and reflect its political legacy
Perhaps most tragic is that the trauma and psychosocial turmoil of Syrian refugees in Lebanon at such a young age increases the vitality of proper access to education
The You Stink Social Movement has won over social media and the Lebanese youth, which has effectively exploded in excitement and with great enthusiasm to partake in further steps that will progress the movement
A new coalition’s success in the latest Beirut elections could be the start of something big
Refugees increasingly in peril as Angelina Jolie visits Lebanon to push for international action