“When the laws in most countries in the MENA and Gulf regions say that a citizen is someone born of a father of that country only, this clearly says that the state considers that only men are real citizens," said Lina Abou-Habib, Director of CRTD-A.
The UN Security Council will be meeting early this week to try to resolve the crisis. They need to know that the world is watching them, and that anything less than an immediate ceasefire is not good enough.
Le monde ne peut pas permettre que le bain de sang au Moyen-Orient continue. Des centaines de personnes ont été tuées, 500.000 personnes sont sans- abris, et il est possible que ce conflit catastrophique s’élargisse.
We have received news from Helem, an LGBT centre in Beirut. After the influx of refugees from the southern suburbs of Beirut and the south of Lebanon, Helem, together with other NGOs, has begun providing shelter, food, and supplies for the refugees.
Legalizing the Protection Against Family Violence” was the title of a regional meeting that was organized by KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation-Lebanon, of 20 NGO activists from 11 Arab countries and representatives of national and international NGOs.