Law

Honor crimes and marital rape targets of new legislation in Lebanon

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Proposed amendments to a draft law on gender violence in Lebanon have sparked demands from civil society organizations that parliament uphold an original draft criminalizing “honor crimes”, marital rape and other abuses.

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Ali Sabat: What About His Human Rights?

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By Ghassan Karam

Ali Sabat, a Lebanese citizen, was arrested by the Religious police of Saudi Arabia while he was on a pilgrimage to Mecca during 2008.

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