Human Rights

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

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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Act for the Disappeared during Lebanon civil war

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Tomorrow is the day! Show your support to the families of #missing and visit their weekly sit in in front of grand serail in downtown Beirut from 11 to 4.  

5 facts you didn’t know about Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Wed, 21 May 2014 Author: Magda Mis and Ye Li Every fifth person in Lebanon is a Syrian refugee – the highest concentration of refugees per capita in the world. An equivalent influx to the UK…
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Regional differences in the conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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A good paper written by Sam van Vliet and Guita Hourani. “This paper explores these variations by analyzing, first, differences among host communities and, second, by examining the dissimilarities among geographic settlements. The paper reveals that the conditions of Syrian refugees depend…
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