12 08 2022
Human Rights

Joint Press Release: Stop Push-backs from Cyprus to Lebanon Now! 

                            &n...
08 08 2022
LGBTQ+ Rights

Political Parties and Statements in Support of the LGBTQI+ Community

                            ...
04 08 2022
Accountability

Press release issued by the Independent Oversight Board of the 3RF (Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Framework).

  Beirut, August 4, 2022 Press release issued by the Independent Oversight Board of t...
01 08 2022
LGBTQ+ Rights

CLDH and EuroMed Rights

CLDH and EuroMed Rights to the European Parliament Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countri...
12 07 2022
Accountability

Two months after the Tripoli boat incident… A survivor pleads for justice

Two months after the Tripoli boat incident, the only survivor of his family recounts how fast the si...
02 07 2022
LGBTQ+ Rights

Lebanon: Unlawful Crackdown on LGBTI Gatherings - Joint Statement

Lebanon: Unlawful Crackdown on LGBTI Gatherings Immediately Annul Ban on Assembly; Protect LGBTI Peo...
04 04 2022
Abolishing Slavery

Labor Arbitration Council does Halima Arba Ubpah justice after 10 years of enduring slavery

Labor Arbitration Council does Halima Arba Ubpah justice after 10 years of enduring slavery Leban...
11 03 2022
Human Rights

Joint Statement by Civil Society Organizations

Civil Society Organizations: We reject the unjustified renewal of the mandate of the National Human ...
23 02 2022
Human Rights

CLDH and NDU Signing an MOU

On February 21, 2022, commemorating the UN’s World Day of Social Justice, the Faculty of Law a...
17 12 2021
Human Rights

Global Legal Community Stands in Solidarity with Egyptian Lawyer Mohamed el-Baqer

We, the undersigned members of the global legal community, stand in solidarity with Egyptian lawyer ...
03 12 2021
Accountability

Joint Open Letter Urging EU Targeted Sanctions Against NSO Group

Joint open letter by civil society organizations and independent experts urging EU targeted sanction...
18 11 2021
Refugees' rights

Alarming threats to Syrian Refugees’ Safety

Since entering the Lebanese territories after the outbreak of the Syrian war in March 2011, Syrian r...
13 10 2021
Freedom of expression

Rights organizations call on authorities to cease the intimidation of lawyer Mohammad Sablouh

Human rights organizations are gravely concerned by the Lebanese authorities’ recent attempts ...
05 10 2021
Refugees' rights

Cyprus: no to pushbacks, yes to family reunification!  

EuroMed Rights, KISA, Access Centre for Human Rights, the Lebanese Centre for Human Rights and 12 ot...
15 09 2021
Accountability

Joint Letter to the Human Rights Council calling for an International Investigative Mission into the

September 15, 2021 To the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United N...
01 09 2021
Enforced disappearances

Enforced Disappearances in MENA

Today, on the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, we the 33...
11 08 2021
Human Rights

Access to water in Lebanon: a basic right subjected to privatization and underground networks

Water is universally acknowledged as a basic and fundamental human right. UN resolution 64/292 ackno...
16 07 2021
Torture

Press Release: Report Launching by CLDH: "Torture, an Illegal and failing tool of interrogations"

Coinciding with its 25th anniversary, CLDH organized an event for the launch of its latest report en...
15 06 2021
Human Rights

Joint Letter to the HRC calling for an International Investigative Mission into the Beirut Blast

June 15, 2021 To the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the United Nation...
03 06 2021
Refugees' rights

Pushbacks from Cyprus to Lebanon leads to chain refoulement to Syria

On 16 May 2021, a boat left Lebanon with 56 migrants on board (39 men, seven women and ten children)...
28 05 2021
Human Rights

CLDH Reports on Lebanese Forces and Syrian National Social Parties

Beirut, Lebanon              &...
20 05 2021
Refugees' rights

CLDH Reports on the Head of Municipality of Ferzol

Beirut, Lebanon              &...
17 02 2021
Human Rights

Reccomendations to the National Committee for the Management of the COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Reccomendations to the National Committee for the Management of the COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Beirut ...
10 02 2021
Detention & prison system

The military has no role in policing public protests, arresting, detaining and prosecuting civilians

 February 10, 2021    The ICJ and the Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) a...
09 02 2021
Freedom of expression

Statement on the Assassination of Lokman Slim: The Angel of Death Still Roams Among Us

Beirut, February 5, 2021. It is with immense sorrow and regret that we were informed of the assas...
24 12 2020
Right to fair trial

A joint seminar between the Lebanese Center for Human Rights and the Tripoli Bar Association

 "Judicial aid in Lebanon and its impact on the right to justice"   The Le...
22 12 2020
Right to fair trial

CLDH- ICJ Joint Webinar on the Legal framework and Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in Lebanon

On Monday 21 December 2020, the Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) and the International Commis...
16 12 2020
Accountability

Joint Statement by Organizations and Individuals on the violations committed by the Government

In the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion that happened on August 4, 2020, organizations and ind...
07 12 2020
Abolishing Slavery

Another Human Rights Violation at Caritas Lebanon Shelter

After human rights violations were reported by 13 migrant workers in July 2020, S.M., a migrant work...
26 11 2020
Human Rights

Press Release - CLDH Launching “Lebanon’s Uprising” Report

Lebanon                &n...
12 08 2020
Accountability

Lebanese CSOs to International Organizations, the United Nations, and International Partners

Beirut 7/8/2020 1. Beirut Explodes On August 4, 2020, Beirut was hit by the biggest explosion ...
13 07 2020
Freedom of expression

Lebanon: New Coalition to Defend Free Speech

(Beirut, June 7, 2020) –   14 Lebanese and international organizations announced on ...
02 07 2020
Abolishing Slavery

Call for Action to Protect Migrant Workers: 13 Workers Report Their Rights Violated at Caritas

13 Ethiopian women left a shelter run by Caritas on June 22, 2020, reporting some concerning violati...
01 06 2020
Accountability

A Large Civil Society and Global Trade Unions Coalition Launch a Call for Urgent Justice Mechanism

On June the 1st, 2020, a large coalition of civil society organizations and global trade unions laun...
24 03 2020
Human Rights

COVID-19: Urgent measures must be taken by MENA governments to protect the prison population

In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic outbreak—qualified as a Public Health Emergency of In...
24 03 2020
Human Rights

COVID-19 : Les gouvernements de la région MENA doivent prendre des mesures urgentes pour protéger la

À la lumière de la pandémie de COVID-19 − qualifiée « d...
07 03 2020
Women’s rights

Women's International Day in Lebanon - Reality and Issues

In 2019, according to the World Economic Forum, Lebanon went from ranking 140th to 145th (out of 153...
17 02 2020
Enforced disappearances

Conference around the Guidelines on the Research of Enforced Disappearances

The Lebanese Center for Human Rights organized, in cooperation with the Euro-Mediterranean Federatio...
19 10 2019
Human Rights

CLDH Urgently Calls Lebanese Authorities to Respect Domestic and International Commitments

Beirut, October 19, 2019 – Under the Lebanese Constitution (paragraph b), Lebanon express...
09 10 2019
Refugees' rights

“Refugees Rights Defenders Initiative” - Post governmental and diplomatic visits

Beirut – 08/10/2019    “Refugees Rights Defenders Initiative” was ...
19 07 2019
Torture

The Lebanese Center for Human Rights Organizes Raising Awareness Play “W Ma Tallet Colette”

On the 18th of July, The Lebanese Center for Human Rights organized a public invitation to the raisi...
11 12 2017
Refugees' rights

UNHCR begins reconstruction after fire in camp kills seven kids

Reconstruction began over the weekend at an informal tented settlement for Syrian refugees in Wester...
08 12 2017
Refugees' rights

Fire at refugee settlement in West Bekaa kills eight

A fire caused by a gas cylinder explosion killed or injured over 10 people, the majority of them chi...
07 12 2017
Women’s rights

Groups fight gender-based violence

Another year and the battle against gender-based violence is still being hard-fought in Lebanon. To ...
05 12 2017
Refugees' rights

Lazzarini à L’OLJ L’avenir des réfugiés syriens sera dans leur pays

La communauté internationale pèsera-t-elle de tout son poids pour soutenir les efforts...
10 11 2017
Judiciary

Despite objections, STL chamber accepts report, Philips testifies

A heated argument over the submission of a new report into evidence carried on into its second day T...
09 11 2017
Accountability

Defense halts testimony of Special Tribunal expert witness

«زلزال» العدالة فــــي لاهاي استأنفت جلساتها بمناقشة طلب إعادة الاستماع إلى خبير الات...
03 11 2017
Judiciary

STL spokesperson said that STL reached the end

رمضان لـ«المستقبل»: طلب لتمديد ولايتها 3 سنوات  المحكمة الدولية في مرحلتها النهائي...
03 11 2017
Human Rights

Lawyers to present new draft law on civil marriage

The Beirut Bar Association Thursday unveiled a draft law that if adopted would make civil marriage p...
28 10 2017
Enforced disappearances

Lebanon solution for registration of new births of displaced persons

لهذه الغاية، أودعت الوزارة في 17 الجاري، وزارة الداخلية والبلديات مذكرة السفارة السورية (تاريخ 2/1...
28 10 2017
Refugees' rights

Il est possible qu’un million de personnes rentrent chez elles en une semaine

Mireille Girard, représentante au Liban du Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies pour les r&eac...
26 10 2017
Torture

Changes to anti-torture law disappoint activists

Five years after civil society activists and MP Ghassan Moukheiber first drafted a strengthened anti...
20 10 2017
Human Rights

Child labor on the rise due to economic situation

Despite a number of international treaties forbidding child labor, more kids were entering workplace...
20 10 2017
Judiciary

Donaldson left alone as STL counsels bicker

The last session of prosecution analyst Andrew Donaldson’s cross examination in front of the S...
19 10 2017
Judiciary

STL Appeals Chamber decides on legal issues in confidential indictment

The Appeals Chamber at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon issued its decision Wednesday on legal issue...
18 10 2017
Judiciary

Lebanon Judges demoted because of STL involvement, Fatfat claims

واصلت استجوابها المضاد للخبير في شؤون الاتصالات المحكمة تتابع تدقيقها في نسب هواتف إلى عياش خالد...
11 10 2017
LGBTQ+ Rights

Appels pour la libération de Suzy, l’une des premières femmes transgenres au Liban

Des appels ont été lancés au cours des dernières vingt-quatre heures par...
06 10 2017
Women’s rights

Chiffrer les violences contre les femmes... pour y mettre un point final ?

Lidée peut surprendre, même déstabiliser certains : comment estimer le coû...
05 10 2017
Women’s rights

U.N. studies cost of domestic abuse

In an initiative to further women’s rights in the Arab world, the United Nations Economic and ...
04 10 2017
Human Rights

Mejdlaia Prison

تابع فريق الدفاع عن المتهم حسن حبيب مرعي في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في...
30 09 2017
Judiciary

Investigation biased: STL defense counsel

Defense Counsel David Young concluded his nine-day cross-examination of prosecution analyst Andrew D...
29 09 2017
Judiciary

STL ‘Three-day’ cross-examination enters ninth day

واصل فريق الدفاع عن المتهم أسد حسن صبرا في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في ...
29 09 2017
Judiciary

Military Tribunal hands Assir death sentence

Radical Islamist Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir was sentenced to death Thursday by the Military Tribunal for ...
27 09 2017
Accountability

STL defense contests phone link to Sabra

The defense counsel continued to distance Assad Sabra from cellphone data attributed to him and his ...
21 09 2017
Human Rights

STL Cultural and technical issues plague attribution

واصل فريق الدفاع عن المتهم أسد حسن صبرا في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في ...
20 09 2017
Judiciary

STL quibbles over cellphone attributions

The attribution of cell phones to indicted suspects in the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minist...
12 09 2017
Judiciary

STL Another indictment may be underway

اعلنت المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في تعميم، ان «غرفة الاستئناف تنظر في قرار قاضي الإجراءات...
12 09 2017
Human Rights

Ziad Doueiri à « L’OLJ » : Le Liban vous donne beaucoup de déceptions, mais en même temps beaucoup d

Il a tenu à être présent aux rendez-vous avec la presse malgré un petit r...
08 09 2017
Judiciary

STL: Hariri bodyguards’ families recall their despair

Before Feb. 14, 2005, Ihsan Nasser lived a comfortable life married to a senior security guard of fo...
07 09 2017
Women’s rights

NCLW pushing for Law to protect minor girls

عقد المكتب التنفيذي لـ«الهيئة الوطنية لشؤون المرأة اللبناينة» اجتماعه الدوري برئاسة رئ...
07 09 2017
Refugees' rights

Le chant du cœur pour la vérité des parents de disparus

Odette Salem (fauchée par une voiture en mai 2009) met en marche un vieux disque, la premi&eg...
06 09 2017
Human Rights

Discussing democracy, human rights in digital age

Is there a technology that captures, in real time, how people think and feel about any topic? This w...
05 09 2017
Abolishing Slavery

Quelle alternative au système du garant au Liban ?

Chandra*, une employée de maison sri-lankaise, venue au Liban pour améliorer les condi...
31 08 2017
Enforced disappearances

Day of the Disappeared marked in Lebanon

قالت لجنة أهالي المخطوفين والمفقودين في لبنان في بيان أصدرته لمناسبة اليوم العالمي للمفقود: «...
31 08 2017
Human Rights

Day of the Disappeared marked in Lebanon

The International Day of the Disappeared was marked with several events around Beirut Wednesday with...
30 08 2017
Judiciary

It was hell, Hariri bombing victim tells STL

وروت عن لحظة الانفجار "انها كانت تجلس في مكتبها في الطبقة الخامسة من بناء يتألف من سبع طبقات يش...
29 08 2017
Judiciary

STL: Victims’ grief, authorities’ mistakes

Abd Al-Hamid Mohammed Ghalayini left his home in Ras Beirut on Valentine’s Day 2005, heading t...
17 08 2017
Women’s rights

Activists Repeal of ‘rape law’ only one of needed reforms

لأن «الأبيض ما بيغطي الاغتصاب»، كان لا بدّ أن ينتصر مجلس النواب أمس، لنساء لبنان في نضال...
07 08 2017
Women’s rights

80.5% of Syrians registered in Lebanon are women & Children

امتناع السلطة في لبنان عن إدارة أزمة «اللجوء السوري» ساهم في إشاعة «خطاب» يح...
07 08 2017
Refugees' rights

The international commitment to refugees is declining

أطلق الجيش اللبناني معركة تحرير جرود رأس بعلبك والقاع وفق استراتيجية تقوم على محاصرة تنظيم "داع...
03 08 2017
Women’s rights

ABAAD press Conference about women Rights

كيروز وأكّد النائب إيلي كيروز الذي حضر المؤتمر أنّ «هذه المادة لها 70 سنة وطالبت الحركة الن...
21 07 2017
Refugees' rights

One Hundred Thousand child from Syrian Refugees registered

بين عامي 2003 و2013 أدت الإجراءات التي قامت بها الدول إلى اكتساب أكثر من 4 ملايين شخص من عديمي الج...
21 07 2017
Refugees' rights

Le dossier des apatrides refait surface, avec les naissances syriennes non enregistrées

Après avoir été enfoui pendant plusieurs années, le dossier des apatride...
20 07 2017
Judiciary

STL Donaldson cites car crash linking phone to Ayyash

خالد موسى تابعت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان جلساتها في لاهاي أمس، واستم...
20 07 2017
Refugees' rights

ISF arrests attackers of Syrian refugee in viral video

A group of men were arrested on suspicion they were behind the filmed assault of a Syrian national i...
19 07 2017
Judiciary

Donaldson: Ayyash tied to yellow network

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان جلساتها في لاهاي أمس، حيث تابعت الاستماع...
19 07 2017
Enforced disappearances

Le 17 mars 1978 mon mari et moi avons disparu à Khiam

Je vivais avec mon mari Mohammad à Khiam, comme nous l'avons toujours fait. Mohammad y po...
15 07 2017
Women’s rights

Women's group condemns lack of minimum quota in vote law

The National Commission for Lebanese Women blasted the new vote law on Wednesday, saying it marginal...
11 07 2017
Human Rights

Marriage of minors

تتزوج كل يوم، أكثر من 41 ألف فتاة قاصر، بحسب المركز الدولي لبحوث المرأة. يخلص الأخير في تقرير «...
11 07 2017
Judiciary

More Syrian detainees referred to the judiciary: Army

A score of Syrian nationals detained by the Lebanese Army last month following a raid in the northea...
11 07 2017
Detention & prison system

Lebanese journalist released after overnight detention

Lebanese journalist Fidaa Itani was released Tuesday following an interrogation at the Internal Secu...
07 07 2017
Human Rights

La commission parlementaire appelle à la construction de nouvelles prisons

Le président de la commission parlementaire des Droits de l'homme, Michel Moussa, a d&eac...
06 07 2017
Judiciary

STL witness: Badreddine, Issa were same person

  تابعت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي، في جلستها أمس، الاستما...
06 07 2017
Refugees' rights

Tensions rise as Cabinet postpones talks on Syrian refugees’ return

Despite Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s request to put aside controversial topics during Wednesda...
06 07 2017
Refugees' rights

Décès de quatre détenus syriens des ONG des droits de l’homme réclament une enquête officielle

Des associations de défense des droits de l'homme ont appelé hier à l'o...
04 07 2017
Judiciary

STL expert: Furniture delivery links phone to Merhi

Prosecution analyst Andrew Donaldson concluded his testimony on the “Purple 231” cellpho...
04 07 2017
Refugees' rights

Retour des déplacés privilégier l’ONU comme partenaire plutôt que Damas

Au raid de l'armée vendredi dernier dans un camp de déplacés syriens &agrav...
30 06 2017
Abolishing Slavery

Ethiopian worker commits suicide in south Lebanon

An Ethiopian domestic worker threw herself off the balcony of her employment agency Thursday. Lebane...
28 06 2017
Torture

The Committee against Torture commends & Praises Lebanese initiatives that promote the protection of

أشادت لجنة مناهضة التعذيب بـ"العديد من المبادرات التي قامت بها السلطات اللبنانية لتعديل سياست...
23 06 2017
Judiciary

Guterres reçoit la présidente du TSL L’impunité ne sera pas tolérée

En visite à New York, la présidente du Tribunal spécial pour le Liban (TSL), la...
19 06 2017
Human Rights

Après l’empoignade du Parlement, des activistes comptent intenter une action en justice

La violente empoignade qui a eu lieu vendredi place de l'Étoile entre des protestataires ...
10 06 2017
Refugees' rights

Refugee families leave Lebanon back to Syria

Several Syrian refugee families Saturday departed Lebanon at dawn to the Asal al-Ward area in northe...
06 06 2017
Women’s rights

Women’s quota on the agenda, but for later

With talk of an electoral law agreement in the making, the issue of a women’s quota is back in...
31 05 2017
Refugees' rights

Un ex-détenu en Syrie a dit à ma famille que j’y étais emprisonné

Je m'appelle Joseph. Je suis né à Hasroun, un village du caza de Bécharr&e...
31 05 2017
Women’s rights

Les différents aspects de la violence sexuelle exercée contre la femme au Liban

Sandy (son nom d'emprunt) avait 5 ans lorsque son oncle paternel a commencé à abus...
25 05 2017
Torture

Anti-torture progress likely to be slow

Having appeared before the U.N. Committee Against Torture for the first time since adopting the trea...
23 05 2017
Torture

CLDH organize National conference on the prevention of torture in Lebanon

وطنية - عقد المركز اللبناني لحقوق الإنسان (CLDH) جلسة مناقشة عامة حول "الوقاية من التعذيب"...
18 05 2017
Judiciary

STL judge asks "Why now as defense seeks to disallow witness"

Two defense teams made their case to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Trial Chamber Wednesday on a m...
15 05 2017
LGBTQ+ Rights

L’obscurantisme a gagné la communauté gay interdite d’événement

La communauté homosexuelle du Liban (LGBTIQ) avait prévu une semaine de festivit&eacut...
13 05 2017
Torture

UN praises Lebanon for submission of torture report

United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag Saturday praised Lebanon for submitting i...
13 05 2017
Detention & prison system

Lebanon's inmates go on hunger strike to demand general amnesty

Extremist cleric Sheikh Khaled Hoblos Saturday declared a mass hunger strike at Lebanese prisons to ...
10 05 2017
Refugees' rights

Iraqi refugee extradition ‘violates’ UNCAT

Iraqi refugee Zeyad al-Dolaee, charged by Iraqi authorities with terrorist activity, was extradited ...
09 05 2017
Judiciary

STL defense: Witness not necessarily expert in co-location

استأنفت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي جلساتها امس، حيث بدأ فريق الدفا...
04 05 2017
Women’s rights

Women's quota a 'national right': Ogasapian

Lebanon's Minister of State for Women's Affairs Jean Ogasapian Thursday said that a women...
03 05 2017
Judiciary

STL defense claims confirmation bias in cell analysis

During expert witness John Edward Philips’ testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Tuesd...
27 04 2017
Judiciary

STL Defense questions expert on co-located phones

During cross-examination at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Wednesday, defense counselor Chad Mair ...
26 04 2017
Abolishing Slavery

Lebanon deporting migrant workers with kids

21 عاملة منزلية مُهاجرة، على الأقل، رحَّلهنَّ الأمن العام اللبناني منذ صيف 2016، وفق ما كشفه تقرير ص...
26 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

J’ai été enlevé à Barbir alors que je faisais le plein

Des milliers de personnes ont disparu pendant la guerre du Liban. Leur sort reste inconnu. Dans le c...
26 04 2017
Judiciary

Accuracy of cellphone-coverage maps contested

Special Tribunal for Lebanon defense counselor Chad Mair cross-examined expert witness John Edward P...
26 04 2017
Abolishing Slavery

Lebanon deporting migrant workers with kids

After a lull throughout most of 2015 and 2016, General Security has resumed deporting foreign domest...
26 04 2017
Right to fair trial

Court to forge ahead despite Assir’s refusal to cooperate

The trial of radical Islamic Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir will press on at the next session scheduled for M...
26 04 2017
Judiciary

Court to forge ahead despite Assir’s refusal to cooperate

فعلها رئيس المحكمة العسكرية الدائمة العميد الركن حسين عبدالله، ومضى أمس في محاكمة الشيخ أحمد الأسير ...
26 04 2017
Judiciary

STL Accuracy of cellphone-coverage maps contested

واصل فريق الدفاع في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان خلال جلسة غرفة الدرجة الأولى في لاهاي أمس، استجواب...
25 04 2017
Judiciary

STL single-user theory has holes, but still sound: witness

On his final day of answering prosecutors’ questions at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, expe...
25 04 2017
Judiciary

STL single-user theory has holes, but still sound witness

واصل ممثل الادّعاء لو ستالييه خلال جلسة غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي...
24 04 2017
Human Rights

Georges Abdallah to go hunger strike in support of Palestinian prisoners

Leftist Lebanese prisoner Georges Abdallah Monday announced he will go on a three-day hunger strike ...
24 04 2017
Refugees' rights

Education of Syrian refugees children

في ظروف الأزمات الإنسانية، تزداد جاذبية مشاركة القطاع الخاص في التعليم لدى شريحة متنامية من المجتم...
22 04 2017
Judiciary

Special Tribunal looks at ‘anomalies’ in call data

During testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Friday, investigator John Edward Philips explai...
22 04 2017
Judiciary

Special Tribunal looks at ‘anomalies’ in call data

واصل ممثل الادّعاء لو ستالييه خلال جلسة غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي...
22 04 2017
Refugees' rights

The file of displaced syrians

بعد 6 سنوات من النزوح السوري إلى لبنان، لم يتمكن أركان الدولة من التعامل مع الملف خارج حساباتهم السي...
21 04 2017
Judiciary

STL Multiple phones likely used by single individual

At the Special Tribunal for Lebanon hearing Thursday, expert witness John Edward Philips gave eviden...
21 04 2017
Judiciary

STL Multiple phones likely used by single individual

واصل ممثّل الادّعاء لو ستالييه خلال جلسة غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاها...
20 04 2017
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugee crisis a trigger for mental health reform

In an indication that cataclysm can be a catalyst for progress, Lebanon’s Health Ministry has ...
20 04 2017
Judiciary

STL defense ends cross-examination of Platt with flourish

During their final day of cross-examination, defense counsel at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Wed...
20 04 2017
Human Rights

STL defense ends cross-examination of Platt with flourish

استأنف فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، استجوابه الم...
19 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

Ma disponibilité à toujours vouloir aider les autres a causé ma disparition

Des milliers de personnes ont disparu pendant la guerre du Liban. Leur sort reste inconnu. Dans le c...
19 04 2017
Torture

Meeting between the UN and the Lebanese governments about torture in Lebanon

عقد في مقر المفوضية الاممية لحقوق الانسان في جنيف، ظهر اليوم، اجتماع تحضيري لمناقشة تقرير الحكومة ال...
14 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

Disparus : « Nous avons le droit à la vérité... »

Les familles des victimes de disparition forcée appellent à signer une pétition...
14 04 2017
Detention & prison system

Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai washes feet of Roomier inmates

Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai washed the feet of 12 inmates during a Holy Thursday Mass held in Rou...
14 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

Red Cross calls for law to clarify fate of disappeared

On the 42nd anniversary of the beginning of Lebanon’s Civil War, the International Committee o...
14 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

ICRC Red Cross calls for law to clarify fate of disappeared

دعت اللجنة الدولية للصليب الأحمر، السلطات اللبنانية إلى «إقرار قانون يُساعد في الكشف عن مصير ا...
14 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

Les familles des victimes de disparition forcée appellent à signer une pétition

لقت لجان أهالي المخطوفين والمفقودين في لبنان واهالي المعتقلين في السجون السورية ودعم المعتقلين وال...
12 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

J’ai été séparé de ma famille à un barrage, dans le quartier du Musée

Des milliers de personnes ont disparu pendant la guerre du Liban. Leur sort reste inconnu. Dans le c...
08 04 2017
Judiciary

STL defense examines false claim of responsibility

During cross-examination of investigator Gary Platt at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Friday David...
08 04 2017
Judiciary

STL defense examines false claim of responsibility

واصل فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي في جلستها أمس، استج...
08 04 2017
Women’s rights

My nationality is a Right for me and my family

نحو ثلاثة أشهر، بدأت حملة "جنسيتي حق لي ولأسرتي" تتلقّى عشرات الشكاوى المُتعلّقة بطرد أبنا...
07 04 2017
Judiciary

STL defense questions Platt’s impartiality as expert witness

Defense Counselor David Young Thursday questioned expert witness Gary Platt’s previous testimo...
07 04 2017
Human Rights

STL defense questions Platt’s impartiality as expert witness

واصل فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي في جلستها أمس، استج...
06 04 2017
Judiciary

STL defense homes in on cellphone use, attack logistics

Defense counsel Thomas Hannis’ cross-examination of expert witness Gary Platt at the Special T...
06 04 2017
Women’s rights

Rights activists meet ministry over crackdown

The “My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family” campaign rallied Wednesday outsid...
06 04 2017
Judiciary

STL defense homes in on cellphone use, attack logistics

واصل فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي في جلستها أمس، استج...
05 04 2017
Enforced disappearances

« Nous avons disparu quelques jours avant mes noces »

Des milliers de personnes ont disparu pendant la guerre du Liban. Leur sort reste inconnu. Dans le c...
05 04 2017
Judiciary

STL Defense counse Many possible reasons for cellphone activity

Defense counsel Thomas Hannis detailed alternate explanations for evidence presented by expert witne...
05 04 2017
Judiciary

STL Defense counse Many possible reasons for cellphone activity

استأنف فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي في جلستها أمس، اس...
01 04 2017
LGBTQ+ Rights

Femmes violées : tout sauf un poisson d’avril...*

Cela pourrait avoir l'air d'un poisson d'avril. Mais cela ne l'est absolument pas. C...
31 03 2017
Human Rights

Droits de l'homme : le Liban invité à adopter un mécanisme permanent pour mieux respecter ses engage

Une discussion a été engagée entre le nouveau ministère d'Éta...
31 03 2017
Human Rights

Selon ALEF, de légers progrès au Liban, mais des abus persistent dans plusieurs domaines

Le combat de l'ONG « Alef – Act for Human Rights » pour la défense des ...
31 03 2017
Human Rights

Droits de l'homme : le Liban invité à adopter un mécanisme permanent pour mieux respecter ses engage

- حض المكتب الإقليمي للمفوضية السامية للأمم المتحدة لحقوق الإنسان أمس، لبنان على إنشاء «آلية و...
29 03 2017
Refugees' rights

Au Parlement, un texte qui criminalise le mariage des mineurs

Une campagne publicitaire a été lancée par les Forces libanaises pour soutenir ...
29 03 2017
Enforced disappearances

J’ai disparu alors que je tentais de faire libérer mon cousin

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
29 03 2017
Judiciary

Activist Ahmad Amhaz released on bail, will still stand trial

Lebanese activist Ahmad Amhaz was released Thursday on a 500,000LL ($330) bail, following nine days ...
29 03 2017
Freedom of expression

The case of Activist Ahmad Amhaz

أصدر قاضي التحقيق في بعبدا، القاضي بيار فرنسيس، أمس، مذكرة توقيف وجاهية بحق أحمد أمهز بتهمة تحقير رئ...
25 03 2017
Judiciary

STL defense pokes holes in Platt testimony

Defense counselor Vincent Courcelle-Labrousse contested Friday the legitimacy of evidence used by ex...
25 03 2017
Judiciary

STL defense pokes holes in Platt testimony

رفعت المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، جلساتها إلى يوم الثلاثاء 4 نيسان المقبل، الساعة الح...
24 03 2017
Judiciary

STL defense focuses on gaps in cellphone data

Defense counselor Vincent Courcelle-Labrousse pressed the issue of gaps in cellphone data Thursday w...
24 03 2017
Women’s rights

Draft marriage age law headed for Parliament

A draft law to establish the legal age of marriage in Lebanon at 18 will be presented to Cabinet nex...
24 03 2017
Judiciary

STL defense focuses on gaps in cellphone data

واصل فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، استجوابه المضا...
24 03 2017
Women’s rights

Draft marriage age law headed for Parliament

ي معظم الدول العربية يحدد القانون السن الأدنى للزواج، ولفتة صغيرة الى بعض البلدان نجد أن الحد الأدنى...
23 03 2017
Judiciary

Defense questions accuracy of cellphone coverage maps in STL

Defense counselor Vincent Courcelle-Labrousse questioned expert witness Gary Platt on the accuracy o...
22 03 2017
Enforced disappearances

Pour mes filles, la fête des Mères reste une date insupportable

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
22 03 2017
Judiciary

STL defense questions covert network narrative

باشر فريق الدفاع في غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، جلسات الإستجوا...
16 03 2017
Human Rights

Platt: Activity around media tipoff no coincidence

The organization of the false claim of responsibility following the assassination of former Prime Mi...
15 03 2017
Refugees' rights

Nous aurions disparu lors du massacre de Sabra et Chatila

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
15 03 2017
Refugees' rights

France to resettle 500 refugees from Lebanon

President Francois Hollande Tuesday inked an agreement to resettle 500 refugees, mostly Syrians, fro...
15 03 2017
Judiciary

STL Red lines went dark after Hariri killing

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، الاستماع إلى تقرير ممثل الاد...
14 03 2017
Judiciary

STL witness details van’s movement on day of Hariri murder

Investigator Gary Platt’s testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Monday addressed activ...
13 03 2017
LGBTQ+ Rights

Pour en finir avec la marginalisation de la communauté LGBT...

La semaine du 11 au 17 mars sera dédiée à une série de conférence...
10 03 2017
Judiciary

Platt: Hariri watched by hit group two days before killing

Special Tribunal for Lebanon witness Gary Platt detailed surveillance strategies used to tail former...
10 03 2017
Judiciary

STL Hariri watched by hit group two days before killing

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان أمس، استماعها إلى تقرير ممثل الإدعاء إيغل ...
08 03 2017
Human Rights

« J’ai disparu en essayant de fuir le camp de Tall ez-Zaatar »

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
08 03 2017
Human Rights

« On m’appelle Madame Quota »

Femme non conventionnelle et persévérante. C'est ainsi que se présente &agr...
08 03 2017
Judiciary

STL tackles Syria involvement in Hariri assassination

The potential involvement of Syrian intelligence in the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri...
08 03 2017
Women’s rights

Four women talk to mark International Women’s Day

The idea of an international day for women was first tabled in 1910 by a German female political act...
08 03 2017
Women’s rights

KAFA and the sectarian issue in Lebanon

استذكرت منظمة «كفى» مناسبة «اليوم العالمي للمرأة»، في بيان ما اقترفته أيدي ا...
08 03 2017
Women’s rights

Majida El Roumi for the International Women’s Day

في اليوم العالمي للمرأة تنتفض البشرية في دول العالم انتصارا لحقوق سيدات يعانين الامرين في الكثير من ...
07 03 2017
Women’s rights

Conference "WOMEN ON THE FRONT LINES"

افتتحت «مؤسسة مي شدياق» مؤتمرها السنوي، بعنوان «نساء على خطوط المواجهة»، في ...
07 03 2017
Judiciary

Platt focuses on call patterns, STL secret witness speaks

Testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Monday further discussed how patterns of telecoms data...
06 03 2017
Refugees' rights

Syrians who obtain work permits in Lebanon risk losing refugee aid

Labor Minister Mohammad Kabbara Monday agreed with the UNHCR to grant Syrian refugees in Lebanon wor...
06 03 2017
Women’s rights

Ogasapian launches International Women's Day in ESCWA

Minister of State for Women’s Affairs Jean Ogasapian Monday pledged his full support to women ...
06 03 2017
Judiciary

Rights of the disabled & Justice

سبع عشرة سنة مرت على صدور القانون رقم 220/2000 المتعلق بحقوق الأشخاص المعوقين في لبنان، والذين يشكلو...
02 03 2017
Human Rights

Experts warn against waste incineration

Incineration as a waste disposal method is both expensive and environmental hazardous when not done ...
01 03 2017
Human Rights

Mes rêves ont été interrompus en 1979

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
28 02 2017
Human Rights

Activists reject child marriage draft law

Activists Monday decried a proposed draft law on child marriage that proposes judges approve request...
25 02 2017
Judiciary

STL Hariri was watched from nearby

Covert cellular phone networks investigator Gary Platt returned to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon ...
25 02 2017
Judiciary

STL Hariri was watched from nearby

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، استماعها إلى تقرير ممثل الاد...
24 02 2017
Human Rights

STL charts alleged surveillance of Hariri’s moves

Investigator Gary Platt’s testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Thursday provided furt...
24 02 2017
Judiciary

STL charts alleged surveillance of Hariri’s moves

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي خلال جلستها أمس، الإستماع إلى تقر...
23 02 2017
Judiciary

STL hears how plot suspects appear to scope attack sites

Investigator Gary Platt’s testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Wednesday detailed the...
23 02 2017
Human Rights

Child Rights Toolkit out in Lebanon

“Everywhere around us, everyday Children are denied their rights,” Tanya Chapuisat, UNIC...
22 02 2017
Judiciary

After silence, STL judge goes to objections

After not addressing the issue for several weeks, Trial Chamber President David Re dealt with a stri...
22 02 2017
Refugees' rights

UNHCR contracts new TPA to handle refugee health

A new company has been awarded a contract with the U.N. to manage health coverage for Syrian refugee...
22 02 2017
Judiciary

After silence, STL judge goes to objections

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي خلال جلستها أمس، الإستماع الى تقر...
21 02 2017
Judiciary

Roux à « L’OLJ » : Nul ne pourra reprocher au TSL d’avoir failli à l’impératif d’un procès équitable

En visite à Beyrouth la semaine dernière, le chef du bureau de la défense du Tr...
17 02 2017
Judiciary

STL testimony details assassination ‘setup phase’

Investigator Gary Platt’s testimony Thursday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon honed in on t...
17 02 2017
Judiciary

STL testimony details assassination ‘setup phase’

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الاولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان خلال جلستها في لاهاي أمس برئاسة القاضي داي...
16 02 2017
Freedom of expression

Waël Kheir : Gare aux dérapages en cas de limitation de la liberté d’expression

Le directeur de la FDHDH estime qu'à travers l'agression contre al-Jadeed, Amal a vou...
16 02 2017
Refugees' rights

HRW applaudit à la suppression d’une taxe supportée par les réfugiés syriens

Human Rights Watch a exprimé sa satisfaction après la suppression par les autorit&eacu...
16 02 2017
Detention & prison system

Après seize mois de détention, Nizar Zakka reçoit la visite de l’ambassadeur libanais à Téhéran

Nizar Zakka, prisonnier libanais en Iran, a reçu la visite, pour la première fois, hie...
16 02 2017
Refugees' rights

General Security waives residency fee for over million registered Syrian refugees

Over a million Syrian refugees in Lebanon will no longer have to pay a $200 renewal fee required to ...
16 02 2017
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugees fewer in 2016, but challenges greater: UNHCR

Despite a small decrease in the overall number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon, the vulnera...
16 02 2017
Judiciary

Expert acquaints STL with rationale of holistic analysis

During investigator Gary Platt’s testimony at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Wednesday, the ...
14 02 2017
Refugees' rights

Iraqi Christian refugees protest, seeking resettlement

Dozens of Iraqi Christian refugees in Lebanon protested outside the U.N. building in Downtown Beirut...
14 02 2017
Judiciary

STL witness details covert cellular network strategies

Witness Gary Platt testified Monday on strategies allegedly used to maintain covert cellular network...
14 02 2017
Detention & prison system

Families of detainees protest for amnesty

Families of dozens of Islamist prisoners staged a protest Monday in the northern city of Tripoli, de...
14 02 2017
Judiciary

STL witness details covert cellular network strategies

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة في لبنان خلال جلستها أمس، الإستماع الى تقرير ممثل...
11 02 2017
Judiciary

STL reveals that the defendants destroyed their phones after the assassination

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي خلال جلستها أول من أمس، الاستما...
09 02 2017
Human Rights

STL testimony emphasizes coordination among cellular networks

Testimony from covert cellular network expert Gary Platt at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Wednesd...
08 02 2017
Judiciary

STL questions usage of unsecured phone group

Telecoms investigator Gary Platt testified for the sixth consecutive session at the Special Tribunal...
08 02 2017
Accountability

Case of murder of George El Rif

ثلاثة اطباء نفسيين شخّصوا الحالة النفسية للمتهم طارق يتيم قاتل جورج الريف، هم اجمعوا على انه «...
07 02 2017
Human Rights

Defense objects to questioning of cellular data witness: STL

Defense counselors questioned the prosecution’s examination of witness Gary Platt at the Speci...
07 02 2017
Judiciary

STL Defense objects to questioning of cellular data witness

استأنفت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي أمس، الاستماع إلى تقرير ممثل ال...
07 02 2017
Detention & prison system

Roumieh inmates, Bekaa Valley residents demand general amnesty

كان على جدول جلسات المحكمة العسكرية الدائمة امس، اكثر من عشرين جناية، ارجأ رئيس المحكمة العميد الركن...
03 02 2017
Refugees' rights

Hariri launches census of Palestinian refugees

Prime Minister Saad Hariri reiterated the importance of the right of return for Palestinians Thursda...
02 02 2017
Refugees' rights

Why refugees should register marriages

In a single-story concrete shelter on the outskirts of Zahle, a field officer with the Norwegian Ref...
31 01 2017
Women’s rights

Judge’s ruling ‘major step forward’ for sexual rights movement

A recent ruling by a Metn judge that has set a new precedent for court cases against LGBT individual...
31 01 2017
Judiciary

You Stink protesters appear in military court

Fourteen civilians and one soldier appeared before Beirut’s Military Tribunal Monday morning o...
28 01 2017
Judiciary

STL covers coordination and communication

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard Friday further evidence from investigator Gary Platt on the c...
27 01 2017
Judiciary

STL looks at location data for plot command structure

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان في لاهاي خلال جلستها أمس، الإستماع الى تقر...
27 01 2017
Women’s rights

Harassment in Lebanon

ربما من المعيب أن تطالب الجمعيات النسائية في القرن الواحد والعشرين وفي عهد "التغيير والإصلاح&...
27 01 2017
Human Rights

HRW : Le Liban devrait mettre fin aux procès militaires pour les civils

Le Liban a jugé des centaines de civils, dont des mineurs, devant des tribunaux militaires en...
26 01 2017
Torture

Unbelievable torture in Lebanon

شهادات ضحايا التعذيب على أيدي القوى الأمنية تتكرّر في العالم العربي. منذ العام 2011، حجزت حكايات الم...
25 01 2017
Judiciary

Dispute arises over investigator’s qualifications at STL

The use of testimony given to the Special Tribunal for Lebanon by investigator Gary Platt sparked a ...
25 01 2017
Judiciary

Gadhafi cleared of defamation of judiciary

ما خلص اليه حكم الحاكم المنفرد الجزائي في بيروت القاضي غسان الخوري امس، بابطال التعقبات عن هنيبعل ال...
20 01 2017
Accountability

STL witness Platt details slain Hariri surveillance

واصلت غرفة الدرجة الأولى في المحكمة الدولية الخاصة بلبنان خلال جلستها أمس، الإستماع الى تقرير ممثل ا...
18 01 2017
Enforced disappearances

« En 1993, j’ai été kidnappé au cœur de Damas, en plein jour »

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
17 01 2017
Refugees' rights

L’aide alimentaire aux réfugiés, une manne pour les commerçants libanais

Un programme onusien lancé en 2012 permet à 750 000 réfugiés syriens de ...
13 01 2017
Human Rights

Human rights deteriorated in Lebanon in 2016: HRW

A major international rights group Thursday called on the Lebanese government to reform human rights...
12 01 2017
Judiciary

Focus on Ogero ongoing at STL

Ogero employees were questioned at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Tuesday as defense counselors wo...
11 01 2017
LGBTQ+ Rights

Levée de fonds sur le net pour Suzy, une transgenre sans abri

Lancée il y a quelques jours sur internet, une levée de fonds pour une des premi&egrav...
16 12 2016
Torture

New report casts doubt on Lebanon’s steps to end torture

BEIRUT: Despite recent positive steps taken to prevent the use of torture by security forces, a new ...
16 12 2016
Torture

Rapport accablant du CLDH sur la torture dans les centres de détention

Soixante pour cent des personnes arrêtées au Liban sur une année sont soumises &...
14 07 2016
Refugees' rights

Facebook makes life easier for 30,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UNHCR

BEIRUT: Syrian refugees in Lebanon are increasingly using Facebook to seek tips on enrolling in scho...
13 07 2016
Enforced disappearances

« J’avais 25 ans lorsque j’ai disparu, le samedi noir »

Mon nom est Ali. Lorsque la guerre a éclaté, je travaillais au port de Beyrouth. ...
13 07 2016
Freedom of expression

Arrest warrant issued against Al-Akhbar journalist for 'inciting murder'

BEIRUT: A Beirut court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for a Lebanese journalist accused of "...
13 07 2016
Judiciary

Special Tribunal resumes hearings after three week suspension

BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed hearings Tuesday after having been suspended since ...
12 07 2016
Judiciary

STL halts legal proceedings against Badreddine

BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced Monday that it had halted legal proceedings again...
11 07 2016
Refugees' rights

North Lebanon landowner evicts Syrian refugees

BEIRUT: A landowner in a northern Lebanon town has evicted numerous Syrian refugees who were living ...
05 07 2016
Torture

Law fails to expunge police torture

BEIRUT: “You get the slap before the hello,” said a former inmate, who preferred to rema...
30 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Réfugiés syriens le risque de l’effet boomerang

On n'aura même pas attendu les résultats de l'enquête après la s&e...
27 06 2016
Enforced disappearances

Le CICR et la Croix-Rouge libanaise à la recherche des migrants portés disparus

Trace the face (Tracer le visage). C'est à travers cet outil diffusé sur les r&eac...
27 06 2016
Torture

Lassen salue les efforts fournis par le Liban dans la lutte contre la torture

La chef de la Délégation de l'Union européenne au Liban, Christina Lassen, ...
25 06 2016
Refugees' rights

UNRWA cites progress in talks over Palestinians from Syria

BEIRUT: Ongoing talks between the U.N. and the Palestinian factions are making progress on issues fa...
25 06 2016
Human Rights

Le CDR pris la main dans le sac... poubelle

Le Conseil du développement et de la reconstruction (CDR) était au centre des dé...
24 06 2016
Women’s rights

Husband’s affair leads to wife’s murder

BEIRUT: Mount Lebanon Investigative Judge Rami Abdallah recommended the death penalty for Filipina J...
23 06 2016
Abolishing Slavery

Ethiopian maid commits suicide in Zgharta

BEIRUT: A maid committed suicide Wednesday by consuming a poisonous substance in the northern Lebane...
23 06 2016
Judiciary

STL on hold pending ruling on Badreddine

BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has been placed on hold until an appeals chamber rules whet...
23 06 2016
Human Rights

Insan dénonce les atteintes aux libertés de mouvement des employées de maison migrantes

« La SG refuse de renouveler les permis de séjour des travailleuses domestiques qui ne ...
22 06 2016
Enforced disappearances

Ce pays que j’ai tant aimé m’a aujourd’hui abandonné

Pour que la cause des personnes disparues au Liban ne tombe pas dans l'oubli, l'ONG Act for ...
22 06 2016
Human Rights

Long road ahead for prevention, prosecution of human trafficking

BEIRUT: Despite the legal framework in Lebanon to assist victims of human trafficking and prosecute ...
22 06 2016
Right to fair trial

Resigned Lebanon justice minister calls for abolishing death penalty

BEIRUT: Resigned Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi Wednesday praised the important strides made in Lebano...
22 06 2016
Women’s rights

More women elected in municipal polls

BEIRUT: Some 600 women were elected to municipal councils during recent elections – a 15 perce...
22 06 2016
Human Rights

Le barrage de Janné sera-t-il au menu de la réunion du Conseil des ministres

Il n'est pas certain que la très polémique question du barrage de Janné ser...
15 06 2016
Human Rights

Will new landfills create a crisis for locals’ health

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s trash crisis was believed to have come to an end after the government approv...
15 06 2016
Refugees' rights

UNRWA changes health policy, angering Palestinians

BEIRUT: The implementation of a revised health care funding policy by UNRWA on June 1 was met with s...
14 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Hazem, onze ans, réfugié syrien, est l’homme de la famille

À Tripoli, de nombreux enfants, réfugiés syriens, travaillent pour aider leur f...
12 06 2016
Abolishing Slavery

Ethiopian national jumps from balcony in Tripoli

BEIRUT: An Ethiopian national allegedly jumped from the balcony of her employer's house in the n...
11 06 2016
Human Rights

Failure to accommodate disabled voters at polls sparks ire

BEIRUT: During recent municipal elections, monitors documented a total of 646 different violations a...
11 06 2016
Human Rights

Les « municipales de l’humiliation » pour les handicapés et les personnes âgées

Un rapport accablant de la Lebanese Physical Handicapped Union rendu public hier recense 646 infract...
11 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Réfugiés syriens : lancement d’un appel aux donateurs à honorer rapidement leurs engagements

Les pays donateurs du congrès qui s'est tenu à Londres le 4 février dernier...
08 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Refugees seek help in chronic health issues

ZAHRANI, Lebanon: “Mom, when will I see you? I want to remove the eye patch,” 4-year-old...
07 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Hunger and rodents greet NGO head visiting refugees

AQBIYEH, Lebanon: The head of a French NGO operating in Lebanon called on his government Monday to i...
03 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Ricky Martin Visits Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

Ricky Martin, the world-renowned singer and UNICEF goodwill ambassador, said that the word "ref...
03 06 2016
Refugees' rights

AUB and UNRWA Launch Survey on the Socioeconomic Status of Palestine Refugees in Lebanon

NNA - Today, the American University of Beirut (AUB), together with the United Nations Relief and Wo...
02 06 2016
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugee crisis cost Lebanon USD 10B: Hajj Hasan

BEIRUT: Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan Thursday revealed that the Syrian refugee crisis has co...
02 06 2016
Judiciary

STL to go on with Badreddine case

BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon ruled Wednesday that it would not terminate its case agains...
01 06 2016
Judiciary

No independent evidence of Badreddine’s death: STL

BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon deliberated Tuesday whether it should terminate the prosecu...
01 06 2016
Human Rights

Des alternatives au barrage de Janné pourraient être proposées dans les prochains jours

Ce n'est plus le sang d'Adonis qui, selon la légende, empourpre le lit du fleuve Nahr...
29 05 2016
Detention & prison system

105 violations, 4 arrests in north Lebanon polls

More than 100 violations have been recorded and four people arrested during the fourth and final rou...
27 05 2016
Detention & prison system

Inmates protest at Roumieh after prisoner’s death

Inmates at Roumieh Prison Thursday launched a protest and accused security forces of negligence afte...
26 05 2016
Detention & prison system

Death of suspected extremist in Lebanese prison sparks protest

Inmates at the notorious Roumieh Prison Thursday launched a protest and accused security forces of n...
18 05 2016
LGBTQ+ Rights

LebMASH: Persecution and marginalization of LGBT people have serious consequences on health

On this International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Lebanese Medical Association ...
17 05 2016
Judiciary

STL awaits confirmation of Badreddine's death, adjourns session

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Tuesday delayed a decision to continue the case against Mustafa Bad...
16 05 2016
LGBTQ+ Rights

LBGT activists stage rare Lebanon sit-in

Some 50 activists backing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community staged a rare ...
16 05 2016
Abolishing Slavery

Maid to Measure: Lebanon Domestics Take to the Catwalk

Anna Fernando struts down the black-and-white tiles of a trendy coffee shop in the Lebanese capital,...
11 05 2016
Human Rights

World humanitarian summit: Investing in humanity

In some parts of the world, it is still not a given that every child has the right to education. Des...
09 05 2016
Human Rights

Les handicapés, laissés-pour-compte du scrutin

Les années passent et certaines anomalies restent inchangées. De scrutin en scrutin, l...
08 05 2016
Human Rights

Handicapped voters facing obstacles at Lebanon polling stations

Handicapped voters in Beirut, the Bekaa Valley and Baalbek-Hermel taking part in Sunday's local ...
06 05 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinians protest for 2nd day UNRWA health care changes

Palestinian groups closed the office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in south Lebanon ...
05 05 2016
Refugees' rights

Derbas calls on international community to help refugees

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas warned Thursday that Lebanon’s future is in danger becau...
04 05 2016
Judiciary

Lengthy cross-examination crawls on at the STL

The cross-examination of an Alfa network representative resumed Tuesday at the Special Tribunal for ...
21 04 2016
Freedom of expression

Libération de la mère et des journalistes australiens complices

Sally Faulkner, la femme australienne qui avait été arrêtée pour avoir te...
21 04 2016
Judiciary

Defense begins cross-examination of Alfa witness at STL

Defense lawyers at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon began the cross-examination of an anonymous repr...
20 04 2016
Abolishing Slavery

Domestic worker throws herself off balcony north of Beirut

An Ethiopian maid was critically wounded Wednesday after she threw herself off a balcony in the city...
15 04 2016
Judiciary

STL defends slow pace of proceedings

Special Tribunal for Lebanon President Judge Ivana Hrdlickov? defended the trial’s slow pace o...
08 04 2016
Judiciary

Defense opens in controversialAl-Akhbar case at STL

Attorneys at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon began their defense of Al-Akhbar Editor-in-Chief Ibrah...
07 04 2016
Detention & prison system

Lebanon detains Australian TV crew after abduction of 2 children

Internal Security Forces said Thursday that four Australian nationals have been detained in Lebanon ...
07 04 2016
Human Rights

NGO to be honored for education work

The United Lebanon Youth Project will be honored later this month at the 18th annual Khalil Gibran &...
07 04 2016
Enforced disappearances

À l’occasion du 13 avril, le dossier des disparus ressurgit de l’oubli

La commission parlementaire des Droits de l'homme, réunie hier sous la présidence ...
06 04 2016
Human Rights

Lebanon Labor Ministry penalizes employment offices over violations

Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi announced Wednesday the cancellation of licenses for employment offices a...
06 04 2016
Judiciary

STL prosecution ‘expert’ defends credentials

A former investigator with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s prosecution testified to his exp...
05 04 2016
Refugees' rights

UN agency launches school meals programme for Lebanese and Syrian children

A carton of milk or juice, locally-baked snacks and a piece of fruit are included in a school lunch ...
30 03 2016
Enforced disappearances

Fatima al-Ali: When a mother and her four children vanished

This is the 10th of a series of articles that are published by The Daily Star every Wednesday as par...
30 03 2016
Refugees' rights

Change and Reform bloc rejects Syrian refugee naturalization

The Change and Reform parliamentary bloc Tuesday rejected the possibility of Syrian refugees becomin...
23 03 2016
Enforced disappearances

« Je devais appeler ma femme à mon arrivée dans la Békaa, je ne l’ai jamais fait »

À l'âge de 38 ans, j'étais marié et père de quatre enfants...
22 03 2016
Refugees' rights

Sous leur tente de réfugiés, Chadi invente une machine à laver et Chadia des histoires d’amour

Douris est un village de la Békaa, non loin de la frontière avec la Syrie. Ici, de nom...
21 03 2016
Refugees' rights

Refugees turn to smugglers after border crackdown

The Beirut-Damascus International Highway cuts through mountainous terrain to the official Masnaa cr...
21 03 2016
Women’s rights

Sit-in pour l’adoption d’une loi sur le recouvrement de la nationalité

Près de 2 000 personnes ont participé hier au sit-in organisé par la campa...
16 03 2016
Enforced disappearances

« J’avais 17 ans le jour où j’ai été enlevé »

J'avais 17 ans le jour où on m'a demandé de descendre du taxi. C'ét...
11 03 2016
Refugees' rights

Scolarisation des réfugiés syriens : Franc succès dans l’éducation de base, mais peu d’adeptes chez

Bilan positif pour la campagne « Back to School » (Retour à l'&eacu...
08 03 2016
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugee cash assistance scheme in the spotlight

Cash assistance has offered a vital lifeline to the most destitute Syrian households in the country ...
07 03 2016
Human Rights

Aux saboteurs de la République... Afin que le dossier des déchets ne tombe pas dans l’oubli

237e jour du scandale des déchets Depuis plusieurs années, ils se livrent à un...
07 03 2016
Women’s rights

Hundreds mark Women’s Day with Jezzine tree planting

Around 500 volunteers, most of them women, came together from different Lebanese areas, including Ra...
06 03 2016
Judiciary

Health ministry penalizes Mt. Lebanon town for burning trash

The Health Ministry Sunday issued a penalty against a Mount Lebanon municipality for dumping and bur...
05 03 2016
Judiciary

Military Tribunal postpones espionage hearing

The permanent Military Tribunal Friday postponed the trial of four citizens accused of spying for Is...
05 03 2016
Refugees' rights

U.N. chief allays Lebanon’s fears over refugee settlement

The permanent settlement of Syrian refugees is a choice left up to the host country, U.N. Secretary-...
04 03 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinians in east Lebanon accuse UNRWA of 'conspiracy'

Residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in east Lebanon marched to protest the U.N. Relief and Works...
04 03 2016
Human Rights

La femme arabe et l’émancipation : un si long chemin...

La Commission économique et sociale des Nations unies pour l'Asie occidentale (Cesao), en...
03 03 2016
Human Rights

Salam Issues Stiff Warning on Waste Crisis

Prime Minister Tammam Salam warned cabinet ministers on Thursday that he would not call for a cabine...
02 03 2016
Judiciary

Financial Prosecutor Sues Sukleen on Charges of 'Squandering Public Funds'

Financial Prosecutor Ali Ibrahim has filed a lawsuit against the Sukleen and Sukomi firms on charges...
01 03 2016
Detention & prison system

Roumieh Prison fraudsters handed sentences

The Military court Monday handed down an 18-month prison sentence to a man convicted of running a de...
01 03 2016
Abolishing Slavery

Migrant Community Center opens in Sidon

In an ambience of solidarity, dozens of people gathered to commence the opening of the Migrant Commu...
01 03 2016
Judiciary

The trial of Ibrahim al-Amin and Al-Akhbar

On Wednesday, 24 February, the contempt trial of Ibrahim al-Amin, editor-in-chief of Lebanese newspa...
29 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Study shows Syrian influx poses enormous environmental risks

Lebanon last year witnessed a random increase in makeshift camps for Syrian refugees which significa...
29 02 2016
Human Rights

Kataeb youth demonstration demands end to trash crisis

Kataeb Party youth protested Sunday against Lebanon’s ongoing trash crisis, lashing out at the...
25 02 2016
Human Rights

Stateless children and their lost rights

The dilemma of stateless Lebanese children should be fixed through legislative solutions and a new p...
24 02 2016
Human Rights

Two arrested in Bekaa for scamming Syrian refugees

General Security arrested two men accused of scamming Syrian refugees through a fake travel agency t...
23 02 2016
Human Rights

AUBMC announces new children’s mental health fund

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program at the American University of Beirut Medical Center has ...
23 02 2016
Human Rights

Fears over Closure of Karantina Dumpster Threaten Capital

Lebanon's capital will likely once again witness the piling of garbage on its streets if a subst...
23 02 2016
Human Rights

Majdalyoun Municipality penalized for burning trash

Health Ministry inspectors Monday issued a penalty against a municipality in south Lebanon for burni...
22 02 2016
Human Rights

Bangladeshis celebrate their mother tongue

Scores of Bangladeshis gathered at their embassy in Beirut Sunday to celebrate International Mother ...
20 02 2016
Human Rights

Qui a dit que les solutions environnementales n’existent pas ?

Comme prévu, la compagnie Chinook – qui était choisie pour exporter les dé...
20 02 2016
Human Rights

Lebanon activists vow to fight landfill plans

Dozens of protesters gathered in Downtown Beirut Saturday to remind politicians of their opposition ...
19 02 2016
Freedom of expression

Draft proposal on media freedom sparks lively debate

A group of media experts discussed Thursday a “Draft Declaration on Media Freedom in the Arab ...
19 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinians in Lebanon press UNRWA demands to EU

Palestinians Friday took their demands for a U.N. aid agency to reverse cuts in medical services to ...
19 02 2016
Human Rights

Defense calls for mapping data to be disallowed

A representative from the Alfa network concluded lengthy and hotly contested testimony before the Sp...
18 02 2016
Human Rights

You Stink calls for decentralization of waste sector

The You Stink campaign Thursday called on Prime Minister Tammam Salam to grant municipalities full a...
18 02 2016
Judiciary

Judge berates minor at terror trial

Ten minutes into his trial terror suspect Mourad H. was dismissed by the Military Court for deceit. ...
18 02 2016
Refugees' rights

UNRWA concerned about over 20,000 "inaccessible" Palestinian civilians in southern Syria

UNRWA in a statement yesterday expressed its concern about the plight of over twenty thousand civili...
17 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinians block UNRWA training center southeast of Beirut

Palestinian refugees held a demonstration Wednesday outside a U.N. training center southeast of Beir...
17 02 2016
Human Rights

Study to resume on Syrian refugee impact on Lebanon's environment

The Environment Ministry announced Wednesday its decision to resume a study concerning the impact of...
17 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Lebanon can no longer handle refugee crisis

Fragile host communities like Lebanon’s can no longer cope with the lengthy Syrian crisis, Soc...
16 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinian begins hunger strike over UNRWA cuts

A Palestinian man began an open hunger strike Monday in south Lebanon in protest over recent aid cut...
16 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Moqbel calls on EU for Syrian refugees aid

Lebanon’s defense minister urged the European Union to speed up assistance for the huge number...
13 02 2016
Women’s rights

Gemayel stands up for equal rights for women

Kataeb Party leader Sami Gemayel said women must have equal opportunities to work in a multitude of ...
12 02 2016
Judiciary

STL defense challenges Alfa technical expert over reliability of assertions

A representative of the Alfa cellular network Thursday detailed his company’s evolving infrast...
11 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinian protesters block U.N. office

A handful of Palestinians blocked the entrance to a Beirut UNRWA office Wednesday to protest the rec...
08 02 2016
Human Rights

Inauguration à Nabatiyé d’un centre de gestion des déchets solides, financé par l’UE

Le ministre d'État pour la Réforme administrative (Omsar), Nabil de Freige, et l&#...
08 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Saudi Arabia donates $59 million to UN agency assisting Palestine refugees

Shelters, schools and health centres in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan will benefit from $59 million...
08 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Dar al-Fatwa distributes aid to Syrian refugees

The Relief Commission and Humanitarian Aid Association at Dar al-Fatwa distributed assistance to Syr...
06 02 2016
Human Rights

Waste-treatment plant opens in south

A European Union-funded waste treatment plant opened Friday in the south Lebanon village of Kfour, i...
06 02 2016
Human Rights

Dozens denounce trash export deal in Downtown Beirut

Dozens of protesters converged in Downtown Beirut Saturday despite a downpour and periods of gusty w...
05 02 2016
Human Rights

Le dossier des personnes disparues au Liban piétine, par manque de volonté politique

Depuis le début de la guerre civile, plus de 70 000 personnes ont été port...
05 02 2016
Refugees' rights

EU Ambassador Says Refugees Won’t Return Soon even if there were Peace

The head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Ambassador Christina Lassen, has said t...
04 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Nearly 50 Syrians arrested for illegal entry, stay in Lebanon

The Lebanese Army has arrested nearly 50 Syrian nationals in different areas of the country for ille...
04 02 2016
Human Rights

Military Court Seeks to Issue Final Verdict against Samaha to Thwart Case's Transfer

The Military Court of Cassation will likely issue its final verdict against former Information Minis...
04 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Syrian Family Travels from Lebanon to Italy in 1st Humanitarian Airlift

A 7-year-old Syrian girl suffering from a rare form of cancer arrived in Italy on Thursday, the firs...
03 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugee teachers help keep kids taught

In the refugee camp in eastern Lebanon where Fatima Khaled lives with her two daughters, only three ...
03 02 2016
Refugees' rights

EU Ambassador Christina Lassen Meets Syrian Refugees in Akkar

Ambassador Christina Lassen, head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, visited Wednes...
02 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Syrian women refugees exploited: Amnesty

A new report released by Amnesty International Tuesday highlights how the lack of international fund...
02 02 2016
Human Rights

Azzi : Nous refusons que l’aide internationale soit liée à l’intégration des réfugiés dans le monde

« Pour le peuple libanais, le fait de lier le versement de l'aide aux réfugi&e...
02 02 2016
Refugees' rights

Amnesty: Syria Refugee Women in Lebanon Face Abuse, Exploitation

Tightened restrictions and plummeting international aid have left Syrian refugee women in Lebanon mo...
30 01 2016
Judiciary

STL resumes public hearings with Alfa witness

After a week of closed sessions, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed public proceedings Friday ...
28 01 2016
Human Rights

L’émergence d’une nouvelle entreprise relancera-t-elle le débat en Conseil des ministres ?

Cela est sur toutes les lèvres depuis quelque temps : le processus du choix des soci&eac...
28 01 2016
Human Rights

Aux saboteurs de la République... Afin que le dossier des déchets ne tombe pas dans l’oubli

197e jour du scandale des déchets Depuis plusieurs années, ils se livrent à un...
28 01 2016
Refugees' rights

UNRWA offices in Beirut, S. Lebanon forced to shut down

Palestinian factions Thursday forced the closure of two offices for the U.N. Relief Works Agency in ...
28 01 2016
Refugees' rights

UK to take in some refugee children separated from families

Britain will take in an unspecified number of migrant children who have been separated from their pa...
27 01 2016
Human Rights

One in nine children globally live in conflict zones

Some 250 million children – one in nine children worldwide – live in countries affected ...
27 01 2016
Judiciary

STL holds fifth consecutive day of confidential proceedings

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon held a closed session Tuesday, its fifth consecutive day of confide...
27 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Elearning centers to be set-up inside Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon

An innovative elearning solution was launched by ITWORX Education in September for underserved ...
26 01 2016
Detention & prison system

Roumieh Prisoner Stabs another Inmate to Death

The Internal Security Forces said on Tuesday that a Palestinian has stabbed to death a Lebanese inma...
26 01 2016
Human Rights

Une « feuille de route » signée par 128 ONG

Un groupe de 128 ONG et rassemblements d'ONG a publié hier une « feuille de ro...
26 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Derbas: Lebanon rebuffs U.K. call to ease refugee restrictions

The Lebanese government will spurn a U.K. request to loosen its restrictions on Syrian labor, Social...
25 01 2016
Refugees' rights

5 Syrians Arrested for Illegally Entering Lebanon

The army announced on Sunday that it has arrested a number of Syrians for attempting to illegally en...
25 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Palestinians shut Ain al-Hilweh UN office

Protesters Monday shut a U.N. refugee office in a south Lebanon Palestinian camp to pressure it to r...
24 01 2016
Accountability

Trash crisis: "We Want Accountability" calls for announcing health emergency in Lebanon

The activists of "We Want Accountability" Movement observed a sit-in in front of the Minis...
23 01 2016
Human Rights

Activists urge Abu Faour to declare emergency over trash crisis

Activists Saturday demanded that Health Minister Wael Abu Faour declare a state of public health eme...
23 01 2016
Refugees' rights

UNRWA health cuts spark fears of agency’s closure

Mohammad looks completely healthy at first glance. A 5-year-old Palestinian boy with fair skin and a...
23 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugee situation deteriorating: UNHCR chief

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi highlighted the deteriorating situation...
23 01 2016
Refugees' rights

What refugees tell us about Arab states

How should we view and respond to the growing flood of refugees and migrants from the Middle East? I...
21 01 2016
Human Rights

Solution for the ongoing garbage crisis in Lebanon

Dealing with garbage removal requires a more comprehensive solution than just collecting and treatin...
21 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Over 100 humanitarian, UN agencies call for Syria ceasefire, end of sieges

More than 100 humanitarian and U.N. agencies called Thursday for an end to the war in Syria, appeali...
18 01 2016
Detention & prison system

Future, March 14 vow to revoke Samaha’s release

Outraged by the Military Tribunal’s decision to release former Information Minister Michel Sam...
15 01 2016
LGBTQ+ Rights

Tunisia: LGBT rights group Schams suspended

The Tunisian authorities’ decision to suspend the activities of the LGBT rights group Shams is...
14 01 2016
Detention & prison system

18 Arrested, 4 Injured as Activists Storm Environment Ministry

Demonstrators and security forces scuffled outside the environment ministry in Beirut on Thursday af...
13 01 2016
Judiciary

STL opens 2016 with evidence from investigator

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon opened 2016 with evidence from prosecutorial investigator Alasdair ...
13 01 2016
Refugees' rights

U.N. Gets $250 Million to Educate Syrian Children, Brown Hails Lebanon Success Story

Donors have pledged $250 million to educate over one million Syrian children this year but an additi...
13 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Lebanon Accused of Turning Back Syrian Refugees, General Security Denies

After taking in more than a million Syrian refugees, Lebanon has quietly changed course in recent mo...
12 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Meeting prepares for refugee aid conference

Prime Minister Tammam Salam chaired a meeting Monday for a ministerial committee following up on the...
08 01 2016
Refugees' rights

Human Rights Watch Says Lebanon 'Forcibly Returned' Over 100 Syrians from Beirut Airport

Lebanese authorities “forcibly returned” more than 100 Syrians to Syria on two separate ...
19 12 2015
Refugees' rights

La violence contre les femmes au centre d’un forum à Baabda

La Commission nationale de la femme libanaise a organisé hier, au centre de formation qui lui...
18 12 2015
Freedom of expression

Activists call for protest Monday in Downtown Beirut over garbage crisis

An activist group has called for a protest for Monday outside the Grand Serail to denounce the gover...
18 12 2015
Human Rights

À quand une réelle inclusion des handicapés ?

Un projet sur l'inclusion des handicapés dans la société a été...
18 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Commission details abuse in Syrian refugee families

More than half of Syrian refugee women in Lebanon said that domestic and sexual abuse along with ear...
18 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Lebanon, U.N. seek $2.48B to address refugee crisis

Lebanon and the United Nations are pleading for $2.48 billion from the international community to fi...
17 12 2015
Human Rights

You Stink to get answers over corruption

“You Stink” co-founder Assaad Thebian declared Wednesday that Financial Prosecutor Ali I...
17 12 2015
Judiciary

STL ends proceedings for 2015, doubt cast over analyst claims

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon concluded its proceedings for 2015 Wednesday with defense attorneys...
16 12 2015
Human Rights

One in four Lebanese live in poverty

Lebanon is an “upper middle income” economy, in the hermetic parlance of international d...
16 12 2015
Judiciary

Another Issa acquaintance testifies at STL

Prosecutors at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon marched out another former acquaintance of Sami Issa...
16 12 2015
Judiciary

TSL : Badreddine, l’homme aux multiples facettes, raconté par un témoin

L'une des multiples facettes de Sami Issa – alias Moustapha Badreddine, l'un des cinq ...
15 12 2015
Detention & prison system

Lebanon arrests NGO worker over suspected ties to militants

General Security Tuesday arrested an NGO worker over suspected ties to an unnamed militant group, th...
15 12 2015
Human Rights

Chehayeb waiting for answers on how to fund trash export

Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said Monday that the ministerial committee overseeing the countr...
15 12 2015
Judiciary

At tribunal, defense has a go at interrogating Issa’s friend

Defense counselors for defendant Mustafa Badreddine cross examined a onetime friend of Sami Issa bef...
15 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Réfugiés au Liban, les syriaques-orthodoxes d’Irak et de Syrie vivent dans une misère discrète

Samedi dernier, les femmes de la Ligue syriaque-orthodoxe ont organisé un déjeuner de ...
14 12 2015
Human Rights

Climate deal to spare Lebanon pain

A global climate agreement signed by 195 countries including Lebanon in Paris Saturday has been hail...
14 12 2015
Detention & prison system

Prisons, torture, femmes, enfants, délinquants : effectivité des conventions internationales devant

Quelles sont les procédures d'application devant les tribunaux nationaux des conventions ...
12 12 2015
Judiciary

STL attorneys request arrest warrant for Al-Akhbar editor

Attorneys at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon asked for an arrest warrant to be issued for Al-Akhbar...
12 12 2015
Refugees' rights

More Syrians depart Lebanon to Canada

The second batch of Syrian refugees traveled from Lebanon to Canada Saturday as the country plans to...
12 12 2015
Women’s rights

Catering service empowering women

Rolling fresh grape leaves by her hands, Manal wore her white apron while preparing a variety of dis...
11 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Disparus libanais en Syrie : la tente est vide, mais le combat continue

Une ambiance triste régnait hier dans le jardin Gebran Khalil Gebran, place Riad el-Solh, alo...
11 12 2015
Freedom of expression

Activists hold protest to call for fighting corrupt officials

A dozen activists affiliated with the We Want Accountability movement held a sit-in Saturday outside...
11 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Palestinian factions discuss UNRWA’s diminishment

Palestinian factions in Lebanon made several proposals Thursday to help the United Nations Relief an...
11 12 2015
Judiciary

STL hears evidence from onetime friend of Sami Issa

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed Thursday to hear evidence from a onetime friend of Sami Iss...
11 12 2015
Judiciary

STL Registrar Concludes Trip to Lebanon

The Registrar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Daryl Mundis, concluded an official visit to Beir...
11 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Dix mille réfugiés syriens au Canada d’ici à fin 2015

Un groupe de 164 réfugiés syriens au Liban, des familles et des enfants pour la plupar...
09 12 2015
Freedom of expression

Freedom of expression outlined in detailed report

The politically motivated firing of a journalist and forbidding a reporter from filming crucial foot...
09 12 2015
Abolishing Slavery

Lebanon criticizes countries that ban maids over mistreatment

Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi Wednesday rejected the notion that all foreign housemaids in Lebanon are ...
09 12 2015
Judiciary

STL defense questions bodyguard’s credibility

Defense attorneys at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed their efforts to undermine the credibi...
09 12 2015
Refugees' rights

Syrian children are facing psychological damage

A generation of Syrian children are facing “catastrophic” psychological damage with one ...
07 12 2015
Refugees' rights

New passports for Palestinian refugees by 2017

General Security has confirmed that all passports for Lebanon-based Palestinian refugees would be ma...
05 12 2015
Abolishing Slavery

Migrant worker woes in region take back seat to Europe crisis

International attention toward the refugee crisis and illegal migration to Europe has overshadowed a...
04 12 2015
Women’s rights

Woman beaten to death by maid in front of infant

An infant reportedly witnessed her mother being beaten to death by a maid at their house Thursday in...
03 12 2015
Women’s rights

Let women rule the future

Today we are living in an age of virtual liberty. On one hand, technology has created a whole cultur...
03 12 2015
Refugees' rights

EU announces largest refugee aid package to date

BEIRUT: The European Union announced Tuesday its largest Syrian refugee response package to date wor...
02 12 2015
Human Rights

Timeline of hostage crisis developments

BEIRUT: The release of 16 Lebanese servicemen in a swap deal Tuesday ends 16 months of captivity for...
02 12 2015
Human Rights

Aux saboteurs de la République... Afin que le dossier des déchets ne tombe pas dans l’oubli

141e jour du scandale des déchets Depuis plusieurs années, ils se livrent à un...
02 12 2015
Human Rights

Travailleurs migrants : l’inaction « déshonore » Doha, accuse Amnesty

En dépit des pressions, le Qatar n'a « presque rien » fait pour met...
02 12 2015
Judiciary

Former bodyguard testifies on Sami Issa security measures

Prosecutors at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard testimony from a former bodyguard of jeweler S...
02 12 2015
Refugees' rights

EU Trust Fund Launches Aid Package for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Neighboring Countries

The European Union Trust Fund launched a € 350 million aid package in response to the Syrian re...
01 12 2015
Human Rights

Cabinet decrees release key funds to help trash crisis

The Cabinet issued three long-awaited decrees Monday, releasing LL1.2 trillion ($795 million) to mun...
01 12 2015
Human Rights

Military prosecutor rejects Samaha defense data objection

Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Monday rejected a complaint by Former Information Minister Michel Sama...
27 11 2015
Human Rights

Himaya invite les enfants à dénoncer la violence dont ils sont victimes

L'association Himaya a annoncé hier avoir pris en charge 859 cas de violence contre l'...
27 11 2015
Judiciary

Le procureur du TSL achève une visite de travail au Liban

Le procureur du Tribunal spécial pour le Liban (TSL), Norman Farrell, a conclu hier une visit...
26 11 2015
Human Rights

Foreign workers to receive smart ID cards: Azzi

Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi announced Wednesday that foreign laborers would be provided with smart ID...
26 11 2015
Judiciary

STL Prosecutor concludes a working visit to Lebanon

The Prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Norman Farrell, concluded his official working v...
25 11 2015
Refugees' rights

NGOs report Syrian refugees leaving Sidon for Europe

After being flooded with Syrian refugees over the past years, reports indicate that the number of re...
25 11 2015
Human Rights

Le collectif « Women in Parliament » réclame un quota féminin

Quatre femmes seulement au Parlement sur 128 députés, une seule ministre au sein du go...
20 11 2015
Judiciary

STL ends examination of U.N. communications analyst

Defense attorneys in The Hague have concluded four days of examination of an U.N. communications ana...
18 11 2015
Judiciary

STL cross-examines prosecutorial analyst

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed Tuesday with the acrimonious cross-examination of prosecuto...
18 11 2015
Detention & prison system

Civil movement gathered in solidarity with detainees Sleiman and Hashash

Civil movement activists held a protest on Saturday in solidarity with their detained comrades, Ware...
17 11 2015
Refugees' rights

World Bank announces projects to help with refugee problem

A World Bank delegation announced to Speaker Nabih Berri Monday that it was preparing vital projects...
13 11 2015
Judiciary

Judicial questioning of witnesses examined at STL

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard arguments Thursday over whether limits should be placed on th...
12 11 2015
Judiciary

La justice militaire remet son acte d’accusation contre une quinzaine d’activistes

Le premier juge d'instruction militaire, Riad Abou Ghida, a émis hier un acte d'accus...
12 11 2015
Judiciary

STL hears testimony on aliases used by Badreddine

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard witness testimony Wednesday about an apartment allegedly belo...
10 11 2015
Judiciary

Lawyer challenges accuracy of STL prosecution’s evidence

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon began to hear testimony Monday from a prosecutorial staffer respons...
07 11 2015
Judiciary

STL prosecution tries to tie Ayyash to phones

Prosecutors at The Special Tribunal for Lebanon attempted to link defendant Salim Jamil Ayyash to a ...
07 11 2015
Refugees' rights

Norway PM discusses refugee crisis with Salam

Visiting Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg expressed support Saturday for Lebanon as it struggle...
06 11 2015
Human Rights

Activists claim they were assaulted by police near Nijmeh Square

Twelve activists affiliated with “You Stink” claimed they were assaulted near Nijmeh Squ...
06 11 2015
Human Rights

Machnouk mulls waste-to-energy plant for Beirut

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said he plans to establish a waste-to-energy plant as an alternati...
05 11 2015
Accountability

Lebanon press group alarmed over increasing lawsuits

Lebanon's Press Federation sounded the alarm Thursday over what it said was the increasing rate ...
04 11 2015
Judiciary

Lawyer disputes purple number as STL marked by delays

The Special Tribunal of Lebanon Wednesday was marked by defense lawyers bickering over witness sched...
04 11 2015
Refugees' rights

Human trafficking ring arrested

South Lebanon Public Prosecutor Judge Rahif Ramadan Tuesday ordered the arrest of a human traffickin...
04 11 2015
Women’s rights

Lebanese women demand right to pass on nationality to children

Dozens of people protested in Downtown Beirut Wednesday against Parliament's failure to draft a ...
03 11 2015
Refugees' rights

Refugees prepare for winter at feverish pace

Wooden beams are stacked high, cement blocks are piled in rows and the screech of an electric saw re...
03 11 2015
Human Rights

EU to give Lebanon $47.5M as refugee aid

The European Union will disburse an additional 43 million euros ($47.5 million) in humanitarian aid ...
01 11 2015
Human Rights

Civil society groups march 'against diseases'

A civil society group called “Against Diseases” organized a march on Sunday from the eas...
30 10 2015
Human Rights

Rifi inspecting Roumieh jail: We will work to alleviate prisoners' sufferings

Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi said that the existing situation at prisons is no longer acceptable, st...
29 10 2015
Enforced disappearances

Disappeared in Lebanon: a slow progress towards truth

In a much awaited landmark decision issued on March 4th, 2014, the Lebanon’s State Council fin...
29 10 2015
Human Rights

A media that feeds our ignorance

With the United States Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage, our side of the world has had an ...
29 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Syrian Palestinians seek refuge in Lebanon

Background of their lives in Syria After the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, better termed as &lsqu...
29 10 2015
Women’s rights

Dear ‘Most Powerful Man of All’

I am writing to you because you hurt someone I love; a lot of people I love for that matter. I am wr...
29 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Is sea safer than land

A Story of Five Lebanese Migrants Gone to Greek Islands in Search for a Better Life   Nea...
29 10 2015
Women’s rights

“I was fired because I dared to say NO”- sexual harassment incidents commonly increasing in Lebanese

During their juvenile years, many girls, enroll in universities to seek a long desired dream only to...
29 10 2015
Human Rights

Beyond the Typical “Slap on the Face”

When someone has consciously decided to become a parent, they have automatically experienced a life ...
29 10 2015
Human Rights

“Closer to finding a solution”, Wadih Al-Asmar speaks out about garbage crisis.

It all started three months ago, when the mounting trash crisis in the capital, Beirut, stirred the ...
29 10 2015
Torture

Torture in Lebanon: Between International Conventions and Reality

Jason Donohue once said, ‘I see humans, but no humanity’. If we take some time to think ...
29 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Syrian Refugees: a question of human rights

Refugees, Syrians, war and asylum are words we are now hearing on a regular basis, whether in our da...
29 10 2015
Detention & prison system

Detainees in Lebanon: the reality of their rights

Nelson Mandella once said, ‘To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very human...
29 10 2015
Human Rights

Child abuse and human rights violation

In his book entitled “A Child Called “It””, Dave Pelzer wrote “Childho...
28 10 2015
Judiciary

Analysts testify at STL how phone coordinates were established

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed Tuesday after a weeklong break with prosecutorial analysts ...
28 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Refugees posing 'existential crisis': Bassil

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil warned that the large number of Syrian refugees could lead to a &ldqu...
28 10 2015
Judiciary

Analysts testify at STL how phone coordinates were established

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon resumed Tuesday after a weeklong break with prosecutorial analysts ...
28 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Refugees posing 'existential crisis': Bassil

Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil warned that the large number of Syrian refugees could lead to a &ldqu...
23 10 2015
Judiciary

STL head defends neutrality of court, touts educational work

The president of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Ivana Hrdlickov?, capped off her second official ...
23 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Les camps de réfugiés palestiniens au Liban, entre radicalisation et médiation

« Les camps de réfugiés palestiniens au Liban sont souvent dépeints ...
23 10 2015
Human Rights

Khayat appeals STL contempt of court conviction

Karma al-Khayat’s defense team filed an appeal Wednesday against the Al-Jadeed television exec...
21 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Report: Ship Transporting Dozens of Lebanese, Hundreds of Syrian Migrants Departs Tripoli Everyday

A ship transporting Lebanese and Syrian migrants to Europe departs the port of the northern city of ...
20 10 2015
Human Rights

Released protesters get hero’s welcome

Two demonstrators apprehended during a protest in Downtown Beirut received a hero’s welcome wh...
20 10 2015
Human Rights

Azzi launches campaign on fighting human trafficking

Minister of Labor, Sejaan Azzi, on Tuesday launched, during a press conference, a campaign on fighti...
19 10 2015
Human Rights

Tyre waste-sorting plant proposed

A potential project to establish a waste-sorting plant in the district of Tyre in cooperation with p...
19 10 2015
Detention & prison system

Lebanon releases last 2 detained protesters

Two protesters who were arrested during a violent anti-government rally in Downtown Beirut earlier t...
16 10 2015
Judiciary

TSL : la date d’ouverture du procès contre « al-Akhbar » et Ibrahim el-Amine a été fixée

Le juge compétent en matière d'outrage du Tribunal spécial pour le Liban (T...
16 10 2015
Human Rights

Operators at Sidon waste facility polluting environment: activists

Activists claiming they sneaked into Sidon’s new waste treatment facility Thursday accused ope...
14 10 2015
Detention & prison system

Detained protesters’ lawyers to renew release requests

The lawyers of five protesters detained over last week’s standoff with police in Downtown Beir...
14 10 2015
Human Rights

Sit-in permanent des proches des militants arrêtés devant le Tribunal militaire

Les familles des cinq manifestants, encore détenus depuis leur arrestation jeudi dernier &agr...
12 10 2015
Detention & prison system

Lebanon's military court orders release of 6 protesters, 5 others to remain in custody

The Military Tribunal Monday ordered the release of six protesters who were accused of vandalism and...
12 10 2015
Detention & prison system

Lebanon's military court orders release of 6 protesters, 5 others to remain in custody

The Military Tribunal Monday ordered the release of six protesters who were accused of vandalism and...
09 10 2015
Human Rights

Place des Martyrs, des émeutes encore et toujours...

La manifestation « pacifique » des organisations du mouvement civil protestata...
08 10 2015
Accountability

Police attack on protesters triggers fresh clashes in Downtown Beirut

Riot police used clubs, tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters...
08 10 2015
Human Rights

Akkar residents obstruct work on controversial landfill

Residents of Lebanon’s northern Akkar province have obstructed efforts to establish a sanitary...
06 10 2015
Human Rights

Grave pollution pétrolière à Jiyeh

Un spectacle désolant vient s'ajouter aux monticules de déchets dans les rues depu...
06 10 2015
Human Rights

'You Stink' Campaign Stages Protest near Central Bank as Activist Arrested

The “You Stink” civil society campaign staged a march from downtown Beirut to the Centra...
06 10 2015
Human Rights

Hariri attackers mulled ‘alternate’ kill site

The men who killed former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri considered an alternate site for the assassina...
03 10 2015
Judiciary

STL testimony links Merhi to purple mobile network

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard testimony from a protected witness Friday linking defendant H...
02 10 2015
Human Rights

L’accusation avance les preuves de l’attribution des numéros de téléphone à Ayache et Oneissi

L'accusation est entrée dans le vif du sujet. Lors de deux audiences tenues mercredi et h...
02 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Lebanon, a refuge for domestically abused Syrian women

The 30-year-old mother of seven with a gray headscarf nurses a swollen bruise under her left eye. Sh...
02 10 2015
Refugees' rights

Les réfugiés syriens au centre de discussions à Beyrouth

Une délégation de la sous-commission des droits de l'homme au Parlement europ&eacu...
01 10 2015
Human Rights

North Lebanon residents complain of new odors from local dump

Residents of villages neighboring the Srar dump in north Lebanon Thursday railed against the Council...
01 10 2015
Human Rights

Rifi : La situation à Roumieh est « intolérable »

Le ministre de la Justice, Achraf Rifi, a effectué hier une inspection à la prison de ...
01 10 2015
Human Rights

STL witness links purple network number to Oneissi

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard testimony from a man Wednesday who provided evidence linking ...
30 09 2015
Human Rights

Lebanon Remains a 'Priority' but World Response for Refugee Aid Remains Weak

The U.N. chief's Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Philippe Lazzarini, has lamented that t...
29 09 2015
Human Rights

STL orders Al-Jadeed journalist to pay 10,000 euros in contempt case

An international court set up to investigate the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik H...
28 09 2015
Human Rights

Plan Chehayeb : un projet alternatif présenté par le mouvement civil aujourd’hui

Dans la région du Chahhar, où se trouve la décharge de Naamé, la journ&e...
28 09 2015
Human Rights

Lebanon garbage showdown looms

Lebanese civil society activists have introduced a plan for resolving the country’s worsening ...
28 09 2015
Human Rights

Al-Jadeed journalist Karma al-Khayat ordered to pay 10,000 euros in STL contempt case

An international court set up to investigate the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik H...
28 09 2015
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugees in Sidon face eviction order

Around 170 Syrian refugee families living in Sidon’s Ouzai complex are being threatened with s...
27 09 2015
Human Rights

Protesters reject reopening of Naameh landfill

Tens of people gathered at the entrance of the infamous Naameh landfill Sunday evening, in protest o...
26 09 2015
Human Rights

Environmentalists to announce waste plan

A coalition of environmentalists is expected to announce Monday an alternative to Agriculture Minist...
26 09 2015
Women’s rights

HRW: Woman is detained in Lebanon after alleging rape

Human RIghts Watch organization on Saturday said that "Lebanon’s army should immediately ...
24 09 2015
Human Rights

STL reiterates seriousness of charge against Khayat

Wajed Ramadan, spokesperson for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, reiterated the seriousness of the ...
23 09 2015
Judiciary

RSF dénonce la condamnation de Karma Khayat par le TSL

L'association Reporters sans frontière (RSF) a dénoncé lundi la condamnatio...
22 09 2015
Human Rights

You Stink to press on with protests

Reflecting on its achievements and setbacks, the “You Stink” campaign vowed Monday to pr...
22 09 2015
Human Rights

Rentrée scolaire pour une éducation gratuite aux enfants de réfugiés

L'éducation gratuite sera proposée cette année aux enfants de réfugi...
21 09 2015
Human Rights

Who decides where the garbage goes?

“Even though Chehayeb’s plan was still to be executed, Majdal Anjar residents will not a...
21 09 2015
Refugees' rights

200,000 Syrian Refugee Kids in Lebanon to Get Free Schooling

Half of school-aged Syrian refugees in Lebanon will receive a free education under a new campaign la...
21 09 2015
Refugees' rights

200,000 Syrian Refugee Kids in Lebanon to Get Free Schooling

Half of school-aged Syrian refugees in Lebanon will receive a free education under a new campaign la...
21 09 2015
Human Rights

EU contributes with more than €37 million to Back to School Campaign

The European Union is supporting the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) Back...
20 09 2015
Freedom of expression

Protesters March from Bourj Hammoud to Nejmeh Square amid Attack by 'Berri Supporters'

Civil society protesters marched Sunday from Bourj Hammoud to central Beirut's Nejmeh Square, pa...
19 09 2015
Human Rights

STL finds journalist guilty of contempt of court

Karma Khayat, deputy head of news and political programs at Al-Jadeed TV, was found guilty of contem...
19 09 2015
Judiciary

Al-Jadeed acquittée, Karma Khayat reconnue coupable d’entrave à la justice

Le verdict du Tribunal spécial pour le Liban (TSL) dans l'affaire Khayat/al-Jadeed est to...
18 09 2015
Human Rights

Anti-govt protesters declare end to 2-week hunger strike over 'pressure'

Eleven protesters who have been on hunger strike for two weeks to urge the environment minister to r...
17 09 2015
Human Rights

EU waste plant gives hope to Baalbek

In the wake of the mounting waste crisis, residents of Baalbek have renewed hope for the future. Hun...
17 09 2015
Human Rights

Environment Ministry Protesters Suspend Hunger Strike

Protesters holding a sit-in near the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut announced on Thursday a...
16 09 2015
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugees registered with U.N. fewer by 60,000

The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Re...
16 09 2015
Refugees' rights

Réfugiés syriens au Liban : Aoun met en garde contre « un grand complot »

Le chef du bloc du Changement et de la Réforme, Michel Aoun, a dénoncé mardi un...
16 09 2015
Detention & prison system

25 detained, 10 injured in fresh Beirut clashes between police, protesters

Security forces detained at least 38 activists Wednesday from crowds attempting to gain entrance to ...
15 09 2015
Detention & prison system

Families of detained protesters block road outside Interior Ministry

Families of youths arrested by police during an Aug. 29 anti-government protest in Downtown Beirut d...
14 09 2015
Refugees' rights

RACE to educate 200,000 refugees

As Lebanon prepares to begin a new school year, conditions have perhaps never been more difficult in...
11 09 2015
Refugees' rights

ICRC gives Syrian refugees largest food distribution yet

More than 10,000 Syrian refugees received vital aid from the International Committee of the Red Cros...
10 09 2015
Human Rights

Judge seeks death penalty for Beirut road rage killer

A Lebanon magistrate Thursday recommended the death penalty for Tarek Yateem, who was arrested in Ju...
10 09 2015
Human Rights

Sidon would accept waste if sanitary landfill created: mayor

Sidon Mayor Mohammad Saudi revealed Thursday that the southern city was ready to accept additional t...
09 09 2015
Human Rights

Raped in a Lebanese detention center

If one were to imagine a stereotypical Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir supporter, you wouldn’t imagine A...
08 09 2015
Human Rights

Assaillies de demandes, des associations aident les municipalités à gérer le dossier des ordures mén

Faute de structures publiques pour récupérer les déchets triés, on se to...
04 09 2015
Judiciary

STL defense accuses witness of collusion

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon Thursday heard the conclusion of testimony from Saadeddine El Ajouz...
03 09 2015
Human Rights

Spend your summer in service of the disabled

“The camp changed my life.” It is an overused expression that is quickly made meaningles...
03 09 2015
Enforced disappearances

International Day for the victims of Enforced Disappearances: FEMED denounces a tool of terror

In December 2010, the United Nations, deeply concerned by the increase of cases of Enforced Disappea...
03 09 2015
Human Rights

Wadih el-Asmar à « L’OLJ » : « Tol3et re7etkoum » est pour un État de droit

Pourquoi le mouvement « Vous puez ! » a-t-il investi hier le minist&egrav...
02 09 2015
Judiciary

STL prosecution: Ajouz not a candid witness

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard for the second day Tuesday the testimony of the owner of the ...
01 09 2015
Human Rights

HRW demande au Liban une commission d’enquête sur les disparitions forcées

Dans un communiqué publié samedi, Human Rights Watch souligne que « les aut...
27 08 2015
Judiciary

Dispute at the STL over telecoms expert

Testimony before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon was interrupted Wednesday by a dispute over the di...
22 08 2015
Judiciary

Telecoms expert explains cellphone evidence to STL

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard further testimony from a prosecution expert witness Friday, b...
21 08 2015
Judiciary

STL defense grills telecoms expert

The defense team of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon questioned whether a part of a report presented...
20 08 2015
Human Rights

Dans le centre-ville, un mélange de révolte, de violence et de surréalisme

Il est déjà 19 heures et les échos du sit-in pacifique du mouvement civil &laqu...
19 08 2015
Human Rights

Ahmad al-Assir arrêté : une belle prise pour la Sûreté, une nouvelle page pour le Liban

C'est un coup de maître ! Le cheikh Ahmad al-Assir pris dans les filets de la Sûret&...
14 08 2015
Human Rights

WFP urges more support for food program

With dire funding shortfalls putting the future of the agency’s operations at risk, World Food...
08 08 2015
Judiciary

Rifi reveals draft law limiting Military Tribunal powers

Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi unveiled Friday a draft law proposing the establishment of specialized ...
08 08 2015
Refugees' rights

EU increases aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The EU boosted its humanitarian funding for Syrian refugees in Lebanon by an additional 17 million e...
07 08 2015
Human Rights

Environment Minister Pledges to End Trash Crisis in Upcoming Days

Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq revealed on Friday that a number of tenders have been made...
07 08 2015
Detention & prison system

Roumieh Prisoners and Guards Charged over Rioting

The State Commissioner to the Military Court charged on Friday scores of prisoners and guards in two...
31 07 2015
Human Rights

Lebanon to combat human trafficking

New initiatives will be implemented to combat human trafficking in Lebanon in response to ...
30 07 2015
Human Rights

Residents exasperated by leaders’ rubbish solutions

Mount Lebanon residents blocked access to some of the region’s quarries Wednesday evening afte...
30 07 2015
Refugees' rights

Mountain Says No Intention to Naturalize Syrians in Lebanon

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Ross Mountain, has said that the U.N. does...
28 07 2015
Refugees' rights

Lebanon ready to work with Syria to help refugees return

The Lebanese government is eager to coordinate with Syrian authorities to facilitate the return of S...
28 07 2015
Women’s rights

Progress in women’s empowerment stalled by regional crises

Female leaders play an important role in Lebanon and the Arab world, but experts at an int...
27 07 2015
Detention & prison system

3 wounded as anti-trash protesters clash with police

About 500 protesters blocked a major highway linkingBeirut with south Lebanon for a s...
27 07 2015
Human Rights

Trash collection resumes in Beirut ... for now

Relieved residents celebrated as garbage collectors resumed their work in Beirut Sunday, a...
24 07 2015
Abolishing Slavery

New NGO defends families’ treatment of domestic workers

At a time when more and more voices are being raised against the mistreatment of domestic workers in...
23 07 2015
Refugees' rights

Lebanon to receive $450M for Syrian refugee crisis: Derbas

Lebanon will receive $450 million from an international donors conference that was held in Kuwait in...
22 07 2015
Judiciary

STL told about potential for errors in key data

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard about the potential for errors in the prosecution’s key...
21 07 2015
Judiciary

Trois questions à Ibrahim Najjar, fervent militant pour l’abolition de la peine de mort

Choqués et indignés par le meurtre de Georges Rif, dont ils ont vu le déro...
21 07 2015
Human Rights

Lebanon protesters denounce government response to trash crisis

Lebanese youths demonstrated near the Grand Serail in Downtown Beirut Tuesday to demand government a...
17 07 2015
Human Rights

Naameh Landfill Closure Deadline Expires, Protesters Stage Sit-in

The residents of the town of Naameh that lies south of Beirut and nearby areas staged on Friday a si...
17 07 2015
Refugees' rights

Merkel embarrassée face aux sanglots d’une jeune réfugiée palestinienne du Liban

La chancelière Angela Merkel est apparue embarrassée lors d'un débat o&ugra...
16 07 2015
Refugees' rights

La mise en garde de Bassil à Salam sur les réfugiés syriens

Dans le cadre des nombreux contacts qu'il effectue pour mettre un terme à l'enregistr...
15 07 2015
Refugees' rights

« Les enfants syriens nés au Liban sont en train d’être enregistrés dans le pays », avertit Bassil

Le ministre italien des Affaires étrangères, Paolo Gentiloni, a effectué hier u...
14 07 2015
Human Rights

La déchetterie de Naamé, « une fabrique à cancers » pour ses habitants

On n'a pas arrêté de parler de la date de fermeture de la décharge de Naam&e...
14 07 2015
Judiciary

STL: Al-Jazeera producer testifies about phone call

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard more testimony Monday about the mysterious phone calls placed...
13 07 2015
Human Rights

Naameh Landfill Crisis Set to Grow as Closure Deadline Looms

A major crisis looms on the Naameh landfill this week as environmentalists warned that they would st...
12 07 2015
Abolishing Slavery

We’re not racist, but she’s “black”

Her face was bleeding; she was sitting on the stairs at the entrance of a retail outlet in the Dekwa...
12 07 2015
Judiciary

12 officers referred to investigation over Roumieh scandal: Machnouk

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk revealed that 12 officers from Lebanon’s notorious Roumieh P...
11 07 2015
Refugees' rights

Syrian refugee numbers pass four million as war rages on – UN

In a news release issued earlier today, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ...
10 07 2015
Refugees' rights

Un million et demi de réfugiés syriens au Liban, presque le tiers de la population

Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) a annoncé hier&n...
09 07 2015
Abolishing Slavery

Foreign worker marriage ban gets revoked

Civil society groups succeeded earlier this month in lobbying the Justice Ministry to revoke a decis...
09 07 2015
Judiciary

Ex-Al-Jazeera bureau chief testifies at STL

Hours after an explosion tore through Downtown Beirut killing Rafik Hariri and 21 others, Al-Jazeera...
07 07 2015
LGBTQ+ Rights

Homosexualité, homophobie et mariage civil

Le 27 juin 2015 marquera pour toujours une date historique pour la communauté des homosexuels...
07 07 2015
Torture

Two Roumieh torture suspects indicted

Military Investigative Judge Riad Abu Ghayda demanded Monday up to three years in prison for two mem...
02 07 2015
LGBTQ+ Rights

Liban : Détenu et battu pendant trois semaines pour homosexualité et un test de drogue... négatif

« Les gendarmes ont sorti mon ami de sa cellule, l'ont menotté aux pieds et au...
30 06 2015
Refugees' rights

“Voices for Refugees": UNHCR launches its new online campaign

UNHCR launched “Voices for Refugees”, an online campaign, to mobilise support for intern...
29 06 2015
Detention & prison system

Le bâtonnier Jreige dénonce le retard mis pour juger les détenus à Roumieh

Le scandale provoqué par la diffusion des bandes vidéo montrant des détenus isl...
27 06 2015
Refugees' rights

Palestinian Syrians face frustrating bureaucracy

Facing inconsistent governmental policies and confusing bureaucracy, Palestinian Syrians in Lebanon ...
27 06 2015
Torture

Torture, bonjour l’hypocrisie !

Bienvenue au Liban, pays où l'on torture depuis des décennies. Belle image que do...
26 06 2015
Detention & prison system

ICRC pledges $1M for Lebanese prisons

The International Committee of the Red Cross has pledged $1 million to rehabilitate some Lebanese pr...
26 06 2015
Refugees' rights

Lebanon’s Syrian refugees to face aid cuts

Some 750,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon will have their food aid cut by 50 percent next month as the...
26 06 2015
Judiciary

HRW Says Beirut Should Monitor Detention to Combat Torture

Lebanese authorities should adopt wide-ranging measures to combat torture, including creating a nati...
25 06 2015
Torture

Machnouk rejects prejudice against entire ISF for torture

Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said the entire Internal Security Forces institution should not be...
24 06 2015
Judiciary

STL hears about claim of responsibility for Hariri killing

Less than an hour after the massive explosion that tore through the Beirut Marina killing Rafik Hari...
24 06 2015
Detention & prison system

L’affaire de la torture à Roumieh et la mobilisation « spontanée » de la rue sunnite

Un nouveau dossier est venu s'ajouter aux nombreux sujets polémiques qui occupent la sc&e...
23 06 2015
Detention & prison system

Roumieh inmates riot to demand WiFi, cell phones

Inmates demanding WiFi and cell phones rioted inside a Roumieh Prison facility Tuesday, a security s...
23 06 2015
Detention & prison system

Saqr Charges Five Guards for Roumieh Prison Abuse

State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr charged on Tuesday five guards for abusing ...
22 06 2015
Torture

Five ISF members arrested for torture

Five members of the Internal Security Forces are under arrest after videos surfaced showing them sev...
22 06 2015
Torture

Torture à Roumieh : cinq agents de l’ordre déjà déférés devant le tribunal militaire

Un homme presque nu, portant la barbe, est roulé sur lui-même, trempé, dans ce q...
20 06 2015
Human Rights

Où en est-on des droits de l’homme, 800 ans après la Magna Carta ?

C'était le 15 juin 1215 : le baronnage anglais devait entreprendre une démarche qu...
19 06 2015
Human Rights

Fletcher marking Magna Carta 800th anniversary: For protecting domestic workers' rights

'While we in Britain were in a Game of Thrones phase, Beirut was known as the "mother of la...
19 06 2015
Human Rights

Khalil slams international community over refugees

The international community is dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon in a scandalous way...
18 06 2015
Human Rights

L’illégalité du tribunal militaire sous la loupe de l’« Agenda juridique »

Dans le cadre des conférences que l'Agenda juridique (al-Moufaqira al-qanouniya) tient me...
16 06 2015
Human Rights

Mitsubishi Canter owner testifies at STL

With renewed interest, judges at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon heard Monday more testimony relate...
15 06 2015
Human Rights

Protest in front of UNRWA against decreased services

Palestinian and Islamic forces and popular unions and committees of Palestinian refugees from all Pa...
12 06 2015
Human Rights

Education minister wants classrooms in prisons

Education Minister Elias Bou Saab said that teaching facilities should be constructed for the inmate...
10 06 2015
Human Rights

Underfunded UNRWA to run out of cash by October

Matthias Schmale, Lebanon’s new country director of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, has a to...
09 06 2015
Human Rights

Fire leaves families homeless in Sidon refugee camp

A massive fire broke out in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in the southern city of Sidon Tuesday, destro...
08 06 2015
Human Rights

Une semaine, un thème : #7 le TSL de tous les défis

Par Ibrahim Najjar, ancien ministre     Le TSL a été créé p...
05 06 2015
Abolishing Slavery

Where Love is Illegal

Robin Hammond, born 1975, is an internationally renowned photographer from New Zealand who has dedic...
05 06 2015
Judiciary

Mitsubishi Canter van takes center stage at STL

The Mitsubishi Canter van which was allegedly used as a truck bomb to assassinate Prime Minister Raf...
05 06 2015
Human Rights

La Fondation René Moawad lance la 3e charte pour la fin de la discrimination de la femme

La Fondation René Moawad a lancé hier « la troisième charte libanais...
03 06 2015
Judiciary

STL witness says ex-Syria spy chief threatened Hariri

An Internal Security Forces corporal who was part of Rafik Hariri’s convoy when it was struck ...
01 06 2015
Refugees' rights

Ministry steps up bid to integrate refugees into schools

In classrooms in Sin al-Fil High School Sunday, children sat in groups of two in orderly rows of des...
29 05 2015
Refugees' rights

Derbas: To establish camps for displaced Syrians to reduce tension

Social Affairs Minister, Rashid Derbas, hoped that the government would respond to his demand for se...
28 05 2015
Human Rights

Teach a Child helps fill the gaps in Lebanon’s school system

NGO Teach a Child is holding a fundraising dinner at the Saint-George Yacht Club Friday, raising mon...
28 05 2015
Judiciary

Hezbollah marred by meddling abroad, Siniora tells STL

Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora tore into Hezbollah during his cross-examination at the Special ...
28 05 2015
Women’s rights

Activists see little progress on domestic violence

As activists held yet another rally calling for greater protections for victims of domestic violence...
21 05 2015
Judiciary

Rifi signe un projet de décret pour la création de tribunaux à Baalbeck-Hermel et au Akkar

Le ministre de la Justice, Achraf Rifi, a signé hier un projet de décret visant &agrav...
20 05 2015
Judiciary

STL: Launch of the Arabic Translation of Judge Antonio Cassese's book "International Criminal Law"

In a press release by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), it said: "The launch of the Arabi...
18 05 2015
Judiciary

Roux : Le TSL est le premier tribunal pénal international spécialisé dans les crimes terroristes

Le chef du bureau de la défense rattaché au Tribunal spécial pour le Liban, Fra...
18 05 2015
Judiciary

Ban Reaffirms U.N. Commitment to STL

The President and Registrar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon have concluded a successful visit to...
15 05 2015
Judiciary

Rifi preparing law to dissolve military court over Samaha controversy

Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi Friday said he would submit a draft law to the Cabinet to dissolve the ...
14 05 2015
Refugees' rights

Refugees most dangerous crisis in Lebanon, Derbas warns

The influx of Syrian refugees to Lebanon is the “most dangerous” crisis Lebanon has expe...
11 05 2015
Judiciary

STL organises meeting between five Lebanese universities and Heads of Interpreting Services of Inter

A meeting of the Heads of Interpreting Services of national and international organisations and inst...
08 05 2015
Human Rights

La CLDH sensibilise les étudiants en journalisme aux droits de l’homme

Cet atelier qui s'inscrit dans le cadre du projet Promouvoir une culture de droit de l'homme...
07 05 2015
Refugees' rights

Fire at Syrian refugee center in Sidon doused

A fire broke out Thursday at a four-story building housing Syrian refugees in the southern city of S...
05 05 2015
Detention & prison system

41 inmates charged over Roumieh Prison mutiny

Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr Monday charged 41 inmates with mutiny following last month’s rio...
05 05 2015
Refugees' rights

Le frère de l’ancien détenu Gergès el-Khoury arrêté par la SG à son arrivée à l’AIB

Le 26 avril 2005, les troupes syriennes se retiraient du Liban, marquant la fin d'une ère...
05 05 2015
Refugees' rights

Joumblatt au TSL : Tous les responsables syriens qui ont été éliminés sont liés à l’assassinat de Ha

Tous ceux qui ont misé sur des révélations tonitruantes au premier jour du t&ea...
04 05 2015
Human Rights

Les employées de maison étrangères unies face aux abus

Toutes les communautés sont représentées et crient en chœur : «...
04 05 2015
Human Rights

Much anticipated Jumblatt STL testimony begins

For the past several years, Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt has often repeated a c...
02 05 2015
Human Rights

Charges against 41 detainees in Roumieh prison

Government Commissioner to the military court, Judge Sakr Sakr pressed charges against 41 detainees ...
01 05 2015
Human Rights

Majdalani au TSL : « Abou Adass » pourrait avoir été incarcéré dans la première cellule de Geagea

Pour la troisième journée consécutive, le Tribunal spécial pour le Liban...
29 04 2015
Refugees' rights

UNHCR to cross off 5,500 Syrian refugees: Derbas

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will cross off the names of 5,500 Syrian refugees wh...
28 04 2015
Human Rights

3 domestic workers found dead across Lebanon

Three domestic workers were found dead in separate incidents across Lebanon over the past 24 hours. ...
28 04 2015
Human Rights

Une employée de maison égorgée à Tripoli

Le feuilleton des employées de maison qui décèdent dans des circonstances myst&...
28 04 2015
Refugees' rights

UNHCR : Le nombre de réfugiés syriens arrivés au Liban en baisse par rapport à 2014

Dans son bulletin hebdomadaire, publié tous les lundis, l'UNHCR a souligné que l&#...
27 04 2015
Human Rights

Domestic worker dead after fall through skylight

A domestic worker believed to be Ethiopian or Sri Lankan fell to her death Monday in Nahr al-Mott, n...
25 04 2015
Human Rights

ICRC deliveres vital aid to Roumieh Prison following riots

The ICRC has delivered vital aid to Beirut's Roumieh Central Prison, after recent riots caused s...
25 04 2015
Human Rights

UNRWA and UNICEF Lebanon launch Palestiniadi sports programme for children

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), in partnership with UNICEF, launched today Pales...
25 04 2015
Human Rights

Azzi suspend les formalités de 65 bureaux de recrutement d’employées de maison

Le ministre du Travail, Sejaan Azzi, a pris un arrêté suspendant les formalités ...
24 04 2015
Human Rights

ICRC response to riots in Roumieh Prison

The ICRC has delivered vital aid to Beirut's Roumieh Central Prison, after recent riots caused s...
22 04 2015
Human Rights

Bassil Warns of Plan to Keep Syrian Refugees Permanently in Lebanon

Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil remarked on Wednesday that the case of Syrian refugees is the greates...
21 04 2015
Human Rights

Police launch fresh sweep of Roumieh Prison

Police launched a “wide-scale search operation” early Monday in Lebanon’s notoriou...
21 04 2015
Human Rights

Initiative launched to end interference in the judiciary

NGO Legal Agenda launched a new project to promote the independence of Lebanon’s judiciary Mon...
20 04 2015
Human Rights

Lebanon activists summoned over migrant worker row

Lebanon’s General Security Monday interrogated an activist who campaigns against the deportati...
19 04 2015
Human Rights

Roumieh inmates demand return to notorious Block B: report

Islamist inmates at Roumieh Prison demanded during the recent riots to be moved back to the notoriou...
18 04 2015
Detention & prison system

Mashnouq: Roumieh Prison Riot over, Hostages Released

Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq announced that the riot at Roumieh prison, staged by Islamist i...
18 04 2015
Women’s rights

52 percent of women arrested in Lebanon in 2013 - 2014 were severely tortured by security forces

The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) found in a report published today that 52% of women arre...
18 04 2015
Torture

52 percent of female detainees in Lebanon are tortured: report

More than half of the women arrested by the Lebanese authorities in 2013 and 2014 were subjected to ...
17 04 2015
Judiciary

Al-Jadeed defense blasts ‘double standards’

The controversial contempt case against Al-Jadeed TV and journalist Karma al-Khayat kicked off Thurs...
16 04 2015
Judiciary

Clarification about Nasser's testimony

"The Press Office of Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri issued on Friday the following press rel...
16 04 2015
Refugees' rights

Last Egypt aid plane to Arsal's Syrian refugees arrives

An Egyptian military aircraft arrived in Beirut Thursday carrying 15 tons of medicine, food supplies...
13 04 2015
Judiciary

STL Appoints Lebanese Wajed Ramadan as New Spokesperson

The U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced Monday that it has appointed Lebanese nationa...
11 04 2015
Human Rights

Le Comité des disparus au Liban lance la campagne « Le quarantième de la guerre »

Le Comité des disparus au Liban et l'association Right to know ont lancé hier la c...
10 04 2015
Judiciary

« Al-Jadeed » devant le TSL le 16 avril

Jeudi prochain s'ouvre devant le TSL le procès de la chaîne al-Jadeed et de Karma K...
09 04 2015
Judiciary

Special parking card for disabilities to be issued

The Social Affairs Ministry announced Thursday that it would provide a special parking card to peopl...
08 04 2015
Human Rights

Media accreditation for start of trial case against Al Jadeed S.A.L., Ms. Karma Al Khayat

The Contempt Judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Judge Nicola Lettieri, has scheduled the sta...
03 04 2015
Refugees' rights

Réfugiés : 118 millions de dollars d’aides US au Liban

Avec des cris de joie et d'excitation, les enfants accueillent Élias Bou Saab – le ...
03 04 2015
Women’s rights

Domestic violence law still not fully applied

Nearly one year since the passage of monumental legislation to criminalize domestic violence, activi...
02 04 2015
Detention & prison system

Rahi from Roumieh: To speed up trails, avoid unnecessary delay

Maronite Patriarch Mar Bechara Boutros Rahi on Thursday confirmed during Maundy Thursday mass at Rou...
01 04 2015
Judiciary

Peine de mort : Amnesty fait état de zéro exécution au Liban en 2014

Dans son nouveau rapport sur les peines de mort et les exécutions en 2014, Amnesty Internatio...
01 04 2015
Abolishing Slavery

Kenya protests Lebanon's controversial maid ad

Kenya has lodged a complaint through its Beirut consulate against a controversial Mothers’ Day...
01 04 2015
Refugees' rights

International donors pledge $3.8B in aid for Syrians

International donors committed $3.8 billion in aid for Syrians affected by the grinding civil war at...
26 03 2015
Human Rights

Bar Association, General Security sign MoU

A memorandum of understanding and coordination was signed by the Beirut Bar Association and General ...
25 03 2015
Human Rights

Hearing set for maid suspected of killing Lebanon girl

A preliminary hearing for an Ethiopian domestic worker charged with killing her employer's four-...
24 03 2015
Human Rights

Single mothers in Lebanon: a never-ending struggle

“The gynecologist I visited at first—who has a clinic in a reputable hospital—refu...
23 03 2015
Human Rights

Du congrès du 14 Mars au TSL, Fouad Siniora « superstar »

La semaine écoulée a été marquée principalement par la subite att...
22 03 2015
Refugees' rights

Bahrain donates housing units for Akkar refugees

A group of NGOs has replaced tents in a refugee camp in north Lebanon with portable cabins donated b...
21 03 2015
Human Rights

Maid was on hunger strike before suicide, ministry says

A maid who was found hanged at her employer’s apartment in Tripoli Thursday had been on a hung...
20 03 2015
Human Rights

Migrant domestic worker found dead in Tripoli home

A domestic migrant worker was found dead in her employer’s residence in north Lebanon Thursday...
19 03 2015
Human Rights

Derbas: Lebanon to Ask for $2.1 Billion in Aid at Kuwait Conference

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas has said that Lebanon will ask the international community for...
18 03 2015
Judiciary

Al-Jadeed says press freedom at stake in STL case

The planned trial of a Lebanese journalist and her TV station over a report that allegedly hindered ...
18 03 2015
Judiciary

Deux militants des droits de l’homme devant le tribunal des imprimés

Marie Daunay et Wadih Asmar, représentants du Centre libanais des droits humains (CLDH), ont ...
18 03 2015
Human Rights

Ibrahim Najjar : La diffamation est susceptible de sanctions indépendamment de sa véracité

Comment expliquer le fait que le procès a été intenté contre deux repr&e...
16 03 2015
Torture

Torture in prisons reported, activists sent to court

Not only do security services and non-state actors in Lebanon freely violate human rights and intern...
15 03 2015
Human Rights

Le commissariat de Ras Beyrouth, ex-Hobeiche, se modernise et s’humanise...

« Bienvenue au commissariat de Ras Beyrouth. Je suis l'officier Toufic Tok. Je vais v...
13 03 2015
Refugees' rights

MP: Hariri was worried Syria was undermining Taif

Prior to his assassination, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was worried that pro-Syrian elements ...
12 03 2015
Judiciary

L’accusation diffuse un enregistrement inédit de la dernière conversation entre Hariri et Ghazalé

La chambre de première instance du Tribunal spécial pour le Liban a entendu hier, pour...
11 03 2015
Human Rights

« Au moins 300 000 travailleurs domestiques exclus du code du travail »

En quoi la formation d'un syndicat est-elle importante aujourd'hui pour l'amélior...
11 03 2015
Human Rights

NGOs: Lebanon Should Recognize and Add Labor Law Protections for Domestic Workers

Lebanese authorities should recognize a union for domestic workers, who are excluded from the protec...
11 03 2015
Refugees' rights

Lebanon committed to educating refugee children: minister

Education Minister Elias Bou Saab warned Tuesday of the high risk of Syrian, Palestinian and Iraqi r...
10 03 2015
Human Rights