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Hadeel Farfour
Some judicial and security measures only seem to serve as tools to suppress the oppressed. This has been made evident through the case of Fatima, who...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Rana Harbi
Lebanon’s civil society and humans rights organizations are taking an unyielding stand against Lebanon’s notorious kafala (sponsorship) system that...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A Lebanese man charged with beating his wife has been sentenced to nine months in jail and fined about $13,000, a monitoring group said Tuesday....
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Nizar Saghieh
The fact that a court has ruled based on the Law on the Protection of Women and Family from Domestic Violence is a watershed event, not only because...
Monday, June 9, 2014
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Rana Harbi
Lebanon’s law against family violence was enforced for the second time on Thursday, when a judge granted a protection order to a mother of two who...
Friday, June 6, 2014
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Yazan al-Saadi
A Facebook page called “Syrian refugee women for marriage” caused outrage in Lebanon and elsewhere following its creation less than a week ago....
Thursday, May 22, 2014
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Updated 6:15 pm: Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Parliament in downtown Beirut Tuesday as the legislatures voted to approve a domestic...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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Rajana Hamyeh
“A woman who was considered a runaway from her marital home and is brought to the police station based on a warrant is no longer a runaway but has...
Sunday, January 26, 2014
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Zeinab Merhi
On 4 July 2013, Rim Zakaria and Zainab Awada, two Lebanese women who fled their abusive husbands, spoke at a press conference organized by the NGO...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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