Latest posts by Elias Abou Jaoude
The good news was soon tempered by the fact that the army is seeking to appeal the court so that the four individuals are charged with crimes.
The group's HINAD campaign follows multiple reports of gay people being subjected to various forms of conversion therapy, and a urologist's 2017 call for electroshock therapy to be used.
"The deplorable living conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon after 1990 are a direct consequence of their use as scapegoats for the country's civil war."
"How can one claim that these people are here to receive aid from international organizations, when many are, in fact, not receiving any?"
Fundamentalist backlash to a magazine article has thrown civil society in Douma and Eastern Ghouta into turmoil, as activists and journalists struggle to get back to work.
"The days passed, and I never expected to come back here, the place from where I entered humiliated...I never expected to get out of here."
Law enforcement officers in Lebanon are cracking down on unionists committed to organizing the country's migrant workers, and labor activists find themselves squeezed and left with few options.
"We must teach all dictators a lesson, that all people will come together against any dictatorial regime in the world."