Independent MPs vowed to fight the Orthodox law

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 […]

PSP ministers won’t resign if Orthodox law adopted, Aridi

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.

Geagea defends the Orthodox electoral law

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 […]

Makari: Orthodox law tears apart the lebanese social fabric

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.