Legal News

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

The Lebanese military forces systematically arrested children (under the age of 18 as defined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child).  14 children were arrested between the 22...Read More >>

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

On Monday, April 20, 2015, The Legal Agenda held a press conference in Bayt al-Muhami building, Beirut, to launch a project titled ‘Judicial Independence: a Social Priority in Leban...Read More >>

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

Civil Society Backs Families of Missing After Calls to Reconsider Lebanese State Council Decision More than twenty civil society organizations called on Prime Minister Tammam Salam to rec...Read More >>

Open Letter to Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam

Beirut on June 2, 2014   Open Letter to lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam   Dear Prime Minister,   On March 4, 2014, the State Council issued a landmark decision orde...Read More >>

Ruling

[Editor’s Note: On Article 534 and Sexual rights in Lebanon]   In the name of the Lebanese people   The Magistrate in Metn   Upon careful exa...Read More >>

Main Arab Legal Events: The Legal Agenda’s Perspective Weekly Note no 26 (February 25- March 4, 2013)

Qursaya Island’s Case, Who is the Military Court Exactly Trying? Tunisian President of the Republic Heard as a Witness before the Court: A Phenomenon to be dwelled on In a Special Un...Read More >>

Main Arab Legal Events: The Legal Agenda’s Perspective Weekly Note no 25 (18-25 February 2013)

 Judicial Authorities in Tunisia Denounce the New Comers The Draft Law for the Establishment of a Temporary Committee to Supervise the Judiciary is to be Submitted to the Constituent A...Read More >>

Main Arab Legal Events: The Legal Agenda’s Perspective Weekly Note no 24 (10-18 February 2013)

The Higher Committee of Consultations in Lebanon Grants Civil Marriage Right to Lebanese not Belonging to any Sect The Supreme Judicial Council in Lebanon Calls upon Officials and Public Op...Read More >>

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