Religious Court Jails Lebanese Woman For Refusing To Give up Child

The arrest of Fatima Hamzeh for refusing to give up her child earlier this week has sparked a public backlash and there's a planned protest tomorrow in front of the Supreme Islamic Shi'ite Council. Hamzeh was engaged in a judicial dispute with her husband since 2013 at the Jaafari Court and the custody battle awarded her husband Mohammad Jezzini, who has a second wife and a son from his second marriage, custody of the toddler.…

SOLIDE Founder & Activist Ghazi Aad Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

: Ghazi Aad has passed away this morning. Hundreds of Lebanese families have been trying for years to uncover the fate of their relatives which are missing or still detained in Syrian prisons and Ghazi Aad, who founded the organization Support of Lebanese in Detention and Exile in 1990, has been helping them and keeping this issue alive ever since. Ghazi has been doing everything he can to resolve the issue and called on several…
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KAFA’s Social Experiment Won 9 International Awards

5 months ago
The #ChildMarriage social experiment that Lebanese NGO Kafa produced last year and that was reproduced in New York earlier this year has won 9 international awards so far including: – Facebook EMEA awards ( Facebook ...
Health

A Powerful Video by Skoun on Lebanese Police Profiling

6 months ago
Skoun, a Lebanese Addictions Center, has launched its “Know Your Rights campaign in order to “empower, educate and shed the light on the harms caused by punitive drug control in Lebanon”. Lebanese shouldn’t be afraid ...
Lebanon

An Animated Song On Women’s Rights & Gender Equality in #Lebanon

6 months ago
“In My Hand” is an animated song about gender equality and women rights. It was written by Michelle Keserwany & Noel Keserwany, the same girls who wrote “Zaffatleh el tari2” and “Panique bil Parlement“. Women ...
Critiques

The Lebanese Civil War Still Haunts Families of Disappeared

7 months ago
The International Day of the Disappeared is observed on the 30th of August every year and was created to draw attention to the fate of the individuals who went missing through conflict, disaster and migration ...
Critiques

Manal Assi’s Killer Not Getting Away That Easily with Murder

7 months ago
Mohammad Al Nhaily beat his wife Manal Assi to death with a pressure cooker back in 2014, leaving her to die in front of her two daughters. Last month, The Beirut Criminal Court reduced Nhaily’s ...
Critiques

Rape Suspects Of a 16-year-old Girl Cheered by Crowds Following Release

7 months ago
A month ago, three boys were arrested by the army intelligence after being suspected of raping a 16-year-old over a period of two months in North Lebanon. Early reports were saying that the girl was ...
Critiques

A Proposed Bill To Prosecute Rapists In Lebanon. Bakkir Wlo!

8 months ago
Did you know that Article 522 of Lebanon’s penal code allows rapists to get away with their crime if they marry the woman they raped? That article was meant to preserve the “honor and dignity ...
Critiques

Shameful “Anal Exams” Still Taking Place in Lebanon

8 months ago
Human Rights Watch published an 82-pages long report on the forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct in which cases were reported in Lebanon in the past five years. ...
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