Discrimination and Violence Against Women in Lebanon Takes Place on Multiple Fronts
Discrimination and Violence Against Women in Lebanon Takes Place on Multiple Fronts

Many are the manifestations of discrimination and violence against women in Lebanon. While the forms most present in public discourse are the discrimination and violence against women in the domestic sphere, especially the sphere subject to the sectarian religious…

,   |   15/09/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Judicial Appointments: Preventing the Lebanese State’s Disintegration into Fiefdoms

Recently, Article 95 of the Constitution has emerged in Lebanon’s public discourse, particularly with regard to its prohibition of the allocation of any position to any sect. While this article calls for the abolishment of political and administrative sectarian quotas following preparatory steps that could span a long time, its…

  |   01/06/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Tunisia’s Covid Crisis: An Opportunity Amid a Crisis
Tunisia’s Covid Crisis: An Opportunity Amid a Crisis

By 2020, Tunisia’s health sector had all the components of a crisis, and any discussion about it had come to revolve around certain themes expressing much disappointment and many blatant contradictions. The disparity between a public sector weighed down by problems and structural and functional incapacity escalating daily and a…

  |   27/06/2020

Articles, Tunisia

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Caught Between Corona and Destitution
Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Caught Between Corona and Destitution

On the morning of 6 April 2020, while the family of Syrian refugee Bassam Hallaq – the martyr of subsistence who immolated himself in Beqaa – were paying their farewells, Minister of Social Affairs Ramzi Moucharafieh declared that there are “two million displaced Syrians in Lebanon” in the meeting of…

  |   01/05/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Comments on the Bill to Amend Lebanon’s Domestic Violence Law
Comments on the Bill to Amend Lebanon’s Domestic Violence Law

On 26 November 2018, ten MPs submitted a bill to amend the 2014 Law on the Protection of Women and Family Members Against Domestic Violence at the initiative of the organization KAFA (Enough) Violence & Exploitation. The organization resorted to a parliamentary initiative after the government of the time entered…

  |   15/09/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Egyptian Court of Cassation Deems Assembly a “Crime That Violates Honor”
Egyptian Court of Cassation Deems Assembly a “Crime That Violates Honor”

In the latest of a series of controversial legal principles recently adopted by the Court of Cassation,[1] the court’s Labor Circuit deemed assembly to be one of the “crimes that violate honor”[2] in an appeal concerning compensation for a worker’s dismissal from the Alexandria Petroleum Company.[3] According to the facts…

  |   14/09/2020

Articles, Egypt

Legal Agenda statement on the beirut port massacre investigation
Legal Agenda statement on the beirut port massacre investigation

Summary Following the Beirut port massacre on 4 August 2020, Lebanese citizens discovered that they are once again facing an enormous crime without fortified judicial and security institutions capable of investigating it and determining liabilities impartially, independently, and transparently. In this regard, we wish to make a number of observations:…

  |   25/08/2020

Articles, Lebanon

The Legal Agenda Wins International Tang Prize in Rule of Law with Two Other Organizations
The Legal Agenda Wins International Tang Prize in Rule of Law with Two Other Organizations

The Legal Agenda, jointly with the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and the Centre for the Study of Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia) in Colombia, has won the 2020 Tang Prize in Rule of Law. The Tang Prize Foundation announced in a statement that the three organizations deserved the prize…

  |   24/06/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Bisri Dam False Promises: No Water to Convey to Beirut
Bisri Dam False Promises: No Water to Convey to Beirut

Per the plan of the project to convey water to Greater Beirut, the Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR) and the World Bank – the project’s main financer – state that water will be supplied to Beirut from the following sources: 60 to 100 million cubic meters from Bisri Dam…

  |   14/04/2020

Articles, Lebanon

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Comments on the Bill to Amend Lebanon’s Domestic Violence Law
Comments on the Bill to Amend Lebanon’s Domestic Violence Law

On 26 November 2018, ten MPs submitted a bill to amend the 2014 Law on…

  |   15/09/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Discrimination and Violence Against Women in Lebanon Takes Place on Multiple Fronts
Discrimination and Violence Against Women in Lebanon Takes Place on Multiple Fronts

Many are the manifestations of discrimination and violence against women in Lebanon. While the forms…

,   |   15/09/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Egyptian Court of Cassation Deems Assembly a “Crime That Violates Honor”
Egyptian Court of Cassation Deems Assembly a “Crime That Violates Honor”

In the latest of a series of controversial legal principles recently adopted by the Court…

  |   14/09/2020

Articles, Egypt



A Model Defense for Defamation of Public Officials Cases

Did you publish an article about acts of corruption done by a public official after strong evidence was available? Did…

  |   29/06/2020

Lebanon, Media, Videos

Pre-Trial Detention in Lebanon: Punishment Prior to Conviction or a Necessary Measure?

Pre-Trial Detention in Lebanon: Punishment Prior to Conviction or a Necessary Measure?

An Analysis of Short-Term Pre-Trial Detention Rulings This study intends to understand the judicial policies and practices related to the…

  |   22/05/2019

Lebanon, Studies & Papers

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