The Colonialism of Care: A Critical Approach to the Lebanese Experience

  One Year After Court Case: What Next?   At the beginning of April 2015, Tarek Mallah filed a case against the Ministry of Social Affairs and thmore >>

Interior Ministry Advisor: Lebanon Refugee Policy Based on Set of “Nos”

Editor’s note: After more than half a decade of war in Syria and the ensuing Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, The Legal Agenda is attempting to document the trendsmore >>

To be a Woman in Manal’s Lebanon

Manal al-Assi’s killer got an actual prison sentence of three years and nine months, including the period of detention. This means he will be free in only 18 monmore >>

Children’s Rights Violations in the Context of the Civil and Youth Movement (#YouStink)... more >>

The Launch of the ‘Judicial Independence: a Social Priority in Lebanon’ Project... more >>

Civil Society Backs Families of Missing After Calls to Reconsider Lebanese State Council Decision... more >>

Open Letter to Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam... more >>

Lebanese Judge: Passport Retention of Domestic Workers Violates International Law

On June 23, 2014, Summary Affairs Judge in Beirut Jad Maalouf issued an important decision deeming that employers who retain the passports of domestic workers are violati... more >>

Municipal Regulation of  Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: The Case of Kfar-Rimman

The municipalities’ involvement in managing the Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon reduced the impact of restricting the issue to the central authorities. However, it... more >>

Demolishing Villa Cicurel: Erasing Egypt’s Heritage is Unconstitutional

On October 1, 2016, residents of the city of Alexandria woke up to the news of the final demolition of heritage Villa Cicurel, after several attempts to bulldoze the vill... more >>

The Legal Course of the Loss of Lebanon’s Shoreline

The first laws governing Beirut’s shoreline were made during the French Mandate. Decision No. 144, issued by the Office of the High Commissioner of the Republic of ... more >>

Interior Ministry Advisor: Lebanon Refugee Policy Based on Set of “Nos”

Editor’s note: After more than half a decade of war in Syria and the ensuing Syrian refugee crisis in Lebanon, The Legal Agenda is attempting to document the trends... more >>

Open the Doors

More than 24,700 children live in orphanages; this is more than 2% of Lebanese children. Around 90% of them are not orphans, but children from poor families unable to care for them... more >>

Homosexuality is not a crime

In Lebanon, homosexuals continue to be arrested and prosecuted for their sexual orientation, based on Article 534 of the Criminal Code, which sanctions “sexual intercourse ag... more >>

Testimony of Former General Ahmad Agheilovi in the case of Braka coast

... more >>

Advocate for the rights of "day-workers" in court

... more >>

Why did "Spinneys" workers resort to Justice?

... more >>