Nepalese Domestic Worker & Activist Deported by Lebanese Authorities

The Lebanese Authorities celebrated Human Rights day on Saturday December 10 by deporting a Nepalese migrant domestic worker who "was involved in the struggle for the rights of migrant domestic workers" as reported by Human Rights Watch. Sujana Rana was detained by the General Security, questioned for her involvement in activism for the rights of migrant domestic workers before deporting her. Another Nepalese migrant remains in detention as well. Instead of working on abolishing the…

Lebanon’s Environment Minister Keeping His Legacy Intact

A group of students from l'Institut moderne du Liban in Fanar were assaulted by the workers while protesting against cutting of old trees next to their school. Workers threw rocks at them and insulted them and their school. Police intervened and arrested the workers in question but the Construction foreman showed the cops the permission he received from the Environment Ministry to take down these trees, noting that some of these were 200 years old…
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More Fiber Optics Promises: 85% of Lebanese Will Have it By End of 2017

7 months ago
Quoting Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb, 85 percent of the Lebanese population will have access to the service by the end of 2017, which means in less than a year time. Minister Sehnaoui said the same ...
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Are We Finally Getting A Montreal-Beirut Non-Stop Flight?

7 months ago
[Kataeb] mentioned today quoting Beirut-Rafic Hariri airport’s manager Fadi El-Hassan that MEA and Air Canada are undergoing serious negotiations to bring back the non-stop Montreal Beirut flight. I can’t find Al Hassan’s statement anywhere so ...
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Who Killed Gebran?

7 months ago
Who killed Gebran? Is there any ongoing investigation? Why aren’t there any updates? Who is keeping his legacy alive? Gebran Tueni was killed on December 12 2005, 11 years ago. He was an outspoken Lebanese ...
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Should Bassel al-Amin be Arrested or Not?

7 months ago
We are all quick to jump to conclusions when someone is arrested over a Facebook post in Lebanon but one has to be aware of the Lebanese laws, especially when he’s a journalist, before writing ...
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Fairouz Songs Banned At the Lebanese University – Hadath

7 months ago
A group of LU students decided to honor their friend who recently died in a car crash so they invited his mom and wanted to play Fairouz songs in the university since he loves Fairouz ...
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When it Rains at the Lebanese University

7 months ago
This video was shared by a Lebanese University student at the Faculty of Engineering. We are always told that the conditions are really bad there but this is really bad and very dangerous! ...
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A School Principal in Favor of Beating Students To Enforce Discipline

7 months ago
A principal at a school in the Iqlim al-Kharroub district said he “would allow the discipline of students by beating them if he became the Education Minister… but we are abiding by the Education Minister ...
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You Need Permission To Take Pictures or Videos in Kfardebian From Now On

7 months ago
I have no idea what the Kfardebian municipality is trying to do to be honest. They have every right to distinguish themselves from Faraya and correct people who tag pictures wrongly but forbidding people to ...
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