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ALEF- act for human rights is deeply concerned by the recent alleged decision to criminally prosecute critics of the President of the Republic, which, if accurate, will further curb the freedom of expression in Lebanon.

On June 16, 2020, Lebanon Debate reported that the public prosecutor Mr. Ghassan Ouaidate threatened to “criminally” prosecute any individual involved in posting social media comments “offensive” to the Presidency of the Republic.   If verified, this decision would be a  serious setback for the freedoms in Lebanon. Upon the election of President Michel Aoun, [...]

ALEF- act for human rights is deeply concerned by the recent alleged decision to criminally prosecute critics of the President of the Republic, which, if accurate, will further curb the freedom of expression in Lebanon.

On June 16, 2020, Lebanon Debate reported that the public prosecutor Mr. Ghassan Ouaidate threatened to “criminally” prosecute any individual involved in posting social media comments “offensive” to the Presidency of the Republic. If verified, this decision would be a serious setback for the freedoms in Lebanon. Upon the election of President Michel Aoun, ALEF [...]

تعرب ألف – تحرّك من أجل حقوق الإنسان عن قلقها الشديد حيال القرار المزعوم الذي ي صدر مؤخرًا بشأن الملاحقة الجنائيّة لكلّ من ينتقد رئيس الجمهوريّة مما من شأنه، ز ف ي لبنان. ز ف ة التعب ي من حريّ ّ حال ثبتت صحّته، أن يحد

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Threats to Right to Work – Brussels IV Advocacy Brief

This brief has been produced by the Persons Affected by the Syrian Crisis Network (PASC) ahead of the Brussels IV Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region. PASC is a network of 27 local Non-Governmental Organizations supporting vulnerable Lebanese, Syrians, and Palestinians. It aims to amplify the capacity and influence of its [...]

Threats to Forced Evictions – Brussels IV Advocacy Brief

This brief has been produced by the Persons Affected by the Syrian Crisis Network (PASC) ahead of the Brussels IV Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region. PASC is a network of 27 local Non-Governmental Organizations supporting vulnerable Lebanese, Syrians, and Palestinians. It aims to amplify the capacity and influence of its [...]

Threats to Deportations – Brussels IV Advocacy Brief

This brief has been produced by the Persons Affected by the Syrian Crisis Network (PASC) ahead of the Brussels IV Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region. PASC is a network of 27 local Non-Governmental Organizations supporting vulnerable Lebanese, Syrians, and Palestinians. It aims to amplify the capacity and influence of its [...]

Taking on the Triple Crisis: Civil society perspectives on supporting Lebanon in its response to the concurrent Syria, economic and health crises.

Close to ten years into the Syria crisis, Lebanon is more fragile now than ever before, reducing its immediate ability to provide asylum space to refugees. The likely deterioration of the economic situation in Lebanon into 2020, will require both the humanitarian and development community to respond to increasing needs amongst refugees (both Syrian and [...]

Child Protection – Brief

This brief has been produced by the Persons Affected by the Syrian Crisis Network (PASC) ahead of the Brussels IV Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region. PASC is a network of 27 local Non-Governmental Organizations supporting vulnerable Lebanese, Syrians, and Palestinians. It aims to amplify the capacity and influence of its [...]

The Human Rights Implications of Quarantine Measures to Address COVID-19

This policy brief builds upon and supports the National Human Rights Commission’s statement on the need to respect human rights in the response against COVID-19. As the National Emergency Task Force for COVID-19 plans to introduce further quarantine measures to contain and delay the spread of the virus it is critical that the human rights [...]

Forced Deportations to Syria: Rights Organizations Call on Lebanon to Respect the Rule of Law

Eight Lebanese organizations have called on Lebanese authorities to respect the rule of law and ensure that Syrian nationals have the right of defense against forcible deportation to Syria. These organizations are: The Legal Agenda, Frontiers Rights, Alef, Lebanese Center for Human Rights, Umam for Documentation and Research, Lebanon Support, SMEX and Lebanese Labor Watch. [...]