In an interview on Hezbollah’s mouthpiece al-Manar television, Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun on Friday blasted Progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid jumblatt for rejecting the proposed Orthodox electoral law and said the PSP leader is mourning his defeat
Lebanese independent Christian lawmakers met at MP Boutros Harb’s house in Hazmieh, east of Beirut and vowed that they will fight the Orthodox electoral law in parliament to prevent it from being adopted . “We all stand against this proposal and will fight to prevent it from being adopted in parliament,” National News Agency quoted […]
A number of civil society activists held aprotest Tuesday in Downtown Beirut , near the parliament building to protest against the approval of the Orthodox electoral law proposal by the parliament committee.
Lebanese citizens who are against the electoral law proposed by the Orthodox Gathering are seeking social network websites to launch their campaign against this proposal. The bloggers’ posts accuse the Orthodox Gathering proposal of sectarianism and promoting division.
Future Movement parliamentary bloc renewed on Tuesday its rejection of the parliamentary electoral law which is based on proportional representation and which was approved by the cabinet and the so called the Orthodox Gathering draft electoral law
Lebanese Public Works and Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi, a key member of the Progressive Socialist party (PSP) told the Turkish Anadolu News Agency on Tuesday that the PSP ministers will not resign from the current cabinet if the the so called Orthodox gathering electoral draft law is adopted.
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea defended on Tuesday his party’s decision to back the Orthodox Gathering draft electoral law and slammed the various factions for criticizing the draft law and for their failure in providing a workable alternative that can enjoy the backing of the majority . During a press conference on Tuesday Geagea challenged […]
By Ghassan Karam – Any and all electoral systems that are based on the archaic, discriminatory and undemocratic formula of monasafah (equal shares for Christians and Moslems) are to be rejected on both democratic as well as moral grounds.
Lebanon Deputy Speaker Farid Makari told An-Nahar newspaper in remarks published on Wednesday that he disagrees with Speaker Nabih Berri’s announcement in which he pledged prior approval of the decision on the electoral law by the Christian leaders and their representatives who meet in Bkirki last Sunday.