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A Human Rights Agenda for the Elections [English][Arabic]. 2009
In this report, Amnesty International highlights five key areas where it believes human rights improvements are required and specific recommendations for how to address the concerns, amounting to a clear agenda for human rights reform.
Amnesty International - Human Rights in Lebanon [English][Arabic][French].
Civil Marriage in Lebanon…. A Right and a Necessity [Arabic][French]. 1998
Heated debate over civil marriage prevails in Lebanon today, especially as the "Optional Personal Status Draft Law" was approved by a majority at the council of ministers that allows adoption of the draft law according to the National Harmony Accord signed in Ta'if in November 1989.
Fatal Strikes, Israel's Indiscriminate Attacks Against Civilians in Lebanon [English][Arabic]. 2006
This report documents serious violations of international humanitarian law (the laws of war) by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in Lebanon between July 12 and July 27, 2006, as well as the July 30 attack in Qana.
Gender, Education and Child Labor in Lebanon [English]. 2004
This report on the child labor in Lebanon tackles a number of issues related to the educational system and provides a gender analysis of the interrelation existing between child labor and basic education.
Human Rights Watch: Lebanon [English][Arabic][French].
International Labour Organization [English].
A search output of the United Nations International Labour Organization database, NATLEX, of Lebanon's national laws related to human rights, conditions of employment, economic and social development, industrial relations, labor administration, occupational safety and health, social security, training and other provisions by category of persons and by sector of economic activity, as well as the ILO’s ratified conventions.
Lebanon: A Human Rights Agenda for the Parliamentary Elections [English][Arabic]. 2005
This document highlights several key human rights areas such as: the need for reform of the justice sector, ending discrimination against women, ending impunity for past violations, and promoting and protecting human rights activities and freedom of association. It is aimed at Parliamentary candidates in hopes that they will take up the concerns raised in order to help in their strengthening of a system of human rights laws and practices in which justice and truth prevail.
Lebanon’s 2009 Parliamentary Elections - A Human Rights Agenda [English][Arabic]. 2009
This report outlines some of Human Rights Watch's main areas of concerns. It makes concrete recommendations that build on existing efforts and are feasible in a short time frame.
National Report on Follow-Up to the World Summit for Children [English]. 2001
This report examines Lebanon’s commitment to child rights and its movement forward in improving the situation of children. Lebanon’s interest in the realization of child rights has been very high at both the levels of the Government and the level of civil society.
Palestinian Refugee Rights and a Durable Solution Based on International Law [English]. 2000
The paper examines the right of return to all Palestinians based on the international laws and conventions and studies the situation of the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon through a field research based on case studies.
U.S. Department of State - Country Reports on Human Rights Practices [English].
UNHCR - Country Operations Plan: Lebanon 2006 [English]. 2006
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Operation Plan for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Lebanon for the year 2006.
UNHCR - Country Operations Plan: Lebanon 2007 [English]. 2007
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Operation Plan for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Lebanon for the year 2007.
UNHCR - Country Operations Plan: Lebanon 2008 [English]. 2008
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) Operation Plan for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Lebanon for the year 2008.
Why They Died, Civilian Casualties in Lebanon during the 2006 War [English][Arabic]. 2007
This report represents the most extensive investigation to date of civilian deaths in Lebanon during the July 2006 war.
Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon [English]. 2001
This study identifies and assesses legal and administrative arrangements in hiring domestic workers; comprises interviews with key people in Ministries of labour, border and immigration control with regards to general policies and procedures towards foreign labour; as well as interviews with labour officers in the embassies of the sending countries to assess the main issues the domestic workers face and the means, measures and procedures taken to address them.
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