Right to have case reviewed by Competent Tribunal in a Reasonable Delay

Promoting the rule of law and integrity in the Arab world

This report offers a contextual background on the state of the judiciary in Lebanon, analyzes the principles which govern it, and presents needed policy recommendations. Link to Report

Lebanon: 3rd year of detention without trial of a female inmate in Baabda prison

This report documents the case of Mrs. Badria Abu Meri who had not been brought before a court for three years after her arrest. Link to Report

Marshalling Justice in Lebanon: How Military Courts Violate the Conditions of a Fair Trial

This article explains the structure and functionality of the Lebanese Military Court, and how it violates the most basic principles of the fair administration of justice. Link to Article

Should national security ever trump the right to a fair trial?

This article debates the need to balance the right to a fair trial against the need to protect national security in light of whether ‘secret’ evidence from convicted murderer Wang Yam can be heard at the European court of human rights. Link to Article