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Engaging Communities in Tackling Security Challenges

Swiss federal department of Foreign Affairs- Human Security Division Tackle the continuously increasing tensions among the Lebanese and Syrian communities that are widening the pre-existing divide in the Lebanese social structure by working on changing mutual perceptions, especially ones related to the worsening security situation, of both Syrian and Lebanese selected communities as well as mitigating potential community-based conflicts among them 2015 – 2016 Arc-en-Ciel, Moubadarat Shababiya, Education Program in Lebanon. […]

Waste Management Demonstrations Documentation of Main Human Rights Violations Committed

In the summer of 2015, Lebanon’s streets were lined with trash. Sukleen, a trash company’s, contract was up and parliament could not decide who would be replacing it. The smell became so unbearable thousands of Lebanese rose to the streets in protest. A campaign that gained international fame called You Stink was thought to be [...]

ALEF-act for human rights, calls on the Lebanese authorities to open an impartial and independent investigation into the unlawful use of force against protesters during the August 22, 23 demonstrations.

ALEF-act for human rights, calls on the Lebanese authorities to open an impartial and independent investigation into the unlawful use of force against protesters during the August 22, 23 demonstrations. In response to the waste management crisis, Lebanese citizens have demonstrated over the weekend in protest to the government ineffectiveness in finding solutions to the [...]

The United Nations Committee against Torture’s report confirms shared concerns amongst Lebanese civil society organizations (CSOs) on the occurrences of torture and ill-treatment in Lebanese detention facilities. Together, Lebanese CSOs present methods to prevent and combat this serious human rights violation.

Beirut, October 20, 2014   The United Nations Committee against Torture’s report confirms shared concerns amongst Lebanese civil society organizations (CSOs) on the occurrences of torture and ill-treatment in Lebanese detention facilities. Together, Lebanese CSOs present methods to prevent and combat this serious human rights violation.   On 7 October 2014, the UN Committee against [...]

Building Local Capacities for Peace

Porticus 2014 – 2016 PAX – Netherlands […]

Towards Realizing the Right to Fair Trial

European Union Contribute to increased fulfilment by the Lebanese authorities of their obligations with respect to human rights by ensuring fair trials. Better monitoring and documentation of violations of the right to fair trial in the Lebanese judiciary systems through establishment of new and improvement of existing mechanisms and tools. 2014 – 2016 Lebanese Center for Policy Studies La Sagesse University Human Rights Legal Clinic […]

Towards Protection – Friendly Local Governance

Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Build the capacity of municipalities in the areas of human rights, refugee protection policies, conflict prevention and resolution Engage Lebanese and Syrian communities in joint development initiatives. 2014 – 2016 […]

Everyone Gains: Promoting Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Lebanon

Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Create a strong shift from confrontational advocacy towards cooperation and coordination on women rights issues To increase the quality of media coverage of women’s rights issues, countering the negative and stereotypical portrayal of women. To provide women’s organizations with ways to engage media and create visibility for their campaign 2013 – 2015 Search for Common Grounds […]

Annual Report 2013

Lebanon’s 20th century civil war not only destabilized Lebanon, but also devastated the country’s development and protection of human rights. Its domestic legal order is now dysfunctional and often does not operate independently from the government. Today, the judicial system is subject to the whimsical decisions of statesmen and is constantly hijacked by opposing forces, [...]

ALEF-Act for Human Rights publishes its annual report on the status of human rights in Lebanon for 2013

ALEF-Act for Human Rights publishes its annual report on the status of human rights in Lebanon for 2013   February 18th, 2014 - Beirut, Lebanon, On the occasion of the launching of its Annual report on the status of human rights in Lebanon for 2013, Dr. Elie Abouaoun, Member of the Board and Secretary General [...]