Human Rights

The record of Human rights in Lebanon is a matter of concern for many Lebanese nationals. The country record is below average.

Leaked Video: Lebanese internal Security Forces torturing prisoners

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  Couple of days ago, a video was leaked on social media have revealed police officers beating and torturing several Islamist prisoners held in Lebanon’s Roumieh prison. , prompting the justice minister to call for an investigation into the incidents….
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Violence against Women: He shot her 20 times

She filled charges against her husband for allegedly beating her over 20 years so he emptied 20 bullets in her body. Ali al-Zein killed his wife, Sara al-Amin, using an AK47 in the suburb of Dohat Aramoun, about 10 kilometers south…
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Under Pressure: the impact of Syrian refugees on Lebanon

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The continuous deterioration of the security in Syria as a result of the ongoing crisis has forced thousands of Syrians to flee to Lebanon. According to UNHCR estimates, by December 2015 Lebanon will host 1,846,150 Syrian refugees. In 2014, UNHCR had…
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Syria killed my father

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“Syria Killed my father”, Kamal Jumblatt was killed in 1977 by Syrian intelligence. Since that date, his son, Walid, “was forced” and “Based on my conviction that I am an Arab nationalist and based on the threats that were surrounding…
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Où son mes filles ? Noyées ?

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In August 1989, at dawn, Syrian gunners tried to sink a vessel that used to shuttle people between the port of Jounieh and port of Larnaca in Cuprus. They fired dozens of rockets into the sea. Two Lebanese sisters, aged…
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The Flower Seller

Fatima the Flower Seller

The Flower Seller paintings was painted in 1941 and depicts a young woman kneeling with a very large bundle of calalilies. In Lebanon we have different flower sellers. Ours are young kids who are forced to sell flowers on the…
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Follow Up: Human Rights defenders on trial for denouncing torture in Lebanon

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The first public court session of CLDH representatives Marie Daunay and Wadih Al-Asmar was held Yesterday in front of Judge Elias Khoury (Publication Court of Baabda) in the presence of NGOs,  the European Union, embassies and United Nations representatives, showing their support to the two…
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Another example of Lebanese racism …..

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Mother day is coming up and what a Lebanese should buy his mother as a gift? According to a Lebanese company, the best gift is a slave and they have deals on Kenyans and Ethiopians maids. A friend of mine…
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Human rights defenders on trial for denouncing torture in Lebanon

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Then following is from Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH): First public court session against CLDH for denouncing torture Date: March 17, 2015 Time: 09:00 am Place: Baadba Palace of Justice (Publication court) Dear colleagues and friends, Since its inception in Beirut in…
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The Term that fits

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A Chauvinist pig thinks their gender is more superior than the other, usually a man who thinks he can do as he wishes to a women. Yesterday, Zahle MP, Nicolas Fattouche, assaulted an employee of the courthouse in Baabda responsible…
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