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Sweden 'deporting' Lebanese couple despite 'death fatwas' back home

Florence Massena

Sweden 'deporting' Lebanese couple despite 'death fatwas' back home

A couple who married in defiance of Lebanon's ban on civil unions then fled to Sweden risk being sent back after migration authorities judged their situation as 'safe'.

Sweden 'deporting' Lebanese couple despite 'death fatwas' back home

Florence Massena

Sweden 'deporting' Lebanese couple despite 'death fatwas' back home

A couple who married in defiance of Lebanon's ban on civil unions then fled to Sweden risk being sent back after migration authorities judged ...

Journalists are also victims of Lebanon's security crackdown

Kareem Chehayeb

Journalists are also victims of Lebanon's security crackdown

Lebanese security forces have assaulted more than 20 journalists and media workers covering the protests in Beirut this month alone.

The New Arab

Amnesty slams 'arbitrary arrests' of Lebanon protesters following crackdown

Amnesty accuses the Lebanese security forces of using excessive and unlawful force against protesters, subjecting scores of peaceful protesters to brutal beatings and carrying out waves of arbitrary arrests.

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanon police forced to apologise after violent crackdown

Protesters say that police came from nowhere and started firing tear gas and rubber bullets.

The New Arab & agencies

Protesters decry Lebanese security forces' 'systematic targeting' of journalists

Dozens of people gathered outside Lebanon's Interior Ministry and the American University of Beirut to protest against arrests of demonstrators ...

Nicholas Frakes

Protesters condemn walls installed by Lebanese forces following clashes

Following several days of clashes between security forces and protesters, several concrete walls were constructed blocking entrances to downtown ...

Amnesty urges independent investigation on violence against Lebanon protesters

The New Arab

Amnesty urges independent investigation on violence against Lebanon protesters

Amnesty International calls on authorities in Lebanon to employ an independent criminal investigation into last Saturday's violence against ...

Carmen Geha

In Lebanon, revolution soothes a depressed nation

Comment: Can revolution provide the salve a depressed nation is searching for? Carmen Geha finds hope and solidarity on the streets of Beirut.

Protests continue in Beirut following violent night of clashes

The New Arab & agencies

Protests continue in Beirut following violent night of clashes

Thousands of defiant protesters took to the streets of Beirut on Sunday following overnight clashes that saw security forces injure dozens of ...

Lebanon protesters injured in hail of gas, rubber bullets

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon protesters injured in hail of gas, rubber bullets

More than 100 people were injured in the overnight clashes, which marked the first use of rubber bullets against protesters by security forces ...

Lebanese women march in Beirut against sexual harassment

The New Arab

Lebanese women march in Beirut against sexual harassment

The march started outside the American University of Beirut, west of the capital, and ended in a downtown square that has been witnessing daily ...

Detained Lebanese protester released after 'harassment' outrage

The New Arab

Detained Lebanese protester released after 'harassment' outrage

Lebanese protesters decried Dana Hamoud's detention as 'arbitrary'.

The New Arab

Amnesty urges Lebanon authorities to protect protesters following attacks

Lebanese authorities are failing to protect protesters UN human rights experts and Amnesty warned on Tuesday, following attacks on demonstrators by government supporters.

The New Arab & agencies

UN warns against violence after Hezbollah attacks Lebanon protests

Protesters remained defiant Monday after supporters of main Shia groups Hezbollah and Amal attacked demonstrators overnight, sparking a UN call ...

Charlie Hoyle

Deadly gun violence epidemic plagues Palestinian communities in Israel

Palestinians say the violence reflects decades of institutional discrimination and social exclusion, with deliberate police neglect and ...

The New Arab

Lebanon to receive tree donation following devastating wildfires

Ghana will donate seedlings and trees to help restore Lebanon's forests following devastating wildfires.

Wildfires spread across Lebanon as government accused of neglect

The New Arab

Wildfires spread across Lebanon as government accused of neglect

Lebanese firefighters were desperately trying to put out hundreds of forest fires on Tuesday as the government faced accusations of neglecting ...

Raya al-Jadir

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Being a disabled Muslim woman may mean experiencing more discrimination and obstacles in your path but Sannah Hussain is changing and ...

Lebanese minister slams ban on Muslims renting, buying housing

The New Arab

Lebanese minister slams ban on Muslims renting, buying housing

Muslims are banned from renting in Christian-majority areas in Hadath - a decision that is now facing criticism from the interior minister.

Lebanon's 'White Walkers' take down banners supporting Jon Snow

The New Arab

Lebanon's 'White Walkers' take down banners supporting Jon Snow

Banners put up overnight pledged the people of Beirut's support for Game of Thrones' Jon Snow as the premier of the show's final season edges ...

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