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Summary I would like you to pass on our voice. It’s not a voice. It’s a cry of pain. We have been here in Lebanon because they not only raped us, they also raped our land and dignity. —Male survivor of conflict-related sexual violence in Syria,…
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Summary “This free speech that we enjoyed for a while is over, and we are now back to the pre-2005 era. Only, instead of the Syrian army, we have the Lebanese state.” Hanin Ghaddar, Lebanese journalist. In recent years, Lebanon’s criminal defamation…
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  Summary We cannot find employment, we do not have homes, we cannot get an education, we are marginalized, we are shunned from society, we have no life, no connections, no families. We are rejected from family, from institutions, from friends, from…
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 When 10-year-old Charbel saw his teacher hitting another student, he asked “Why?”Instead of answering, his teacher grabbed him by the nose and yanked upwards, twice. When Charbel returned home, his face covered in…
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 After seven years as reluctant hosts to a million or more Syrian refugees, some Lebanese politicians have become increasingly vocal since 2017 in calling for the refugees to go home, and certain Lebanese municipalities have…
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Summary “We are always scared of tomorrow because the school could say we need to remove him.” —Huda, the mother of Wael, a 10-year-old boy with autism, Beirut, April 13, 2017 Under the law, all Lebanese children should have access to education free…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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Summary “It’s like there’s fog across the whole town. We are coughing all the time, unable to breathe, sometimes we wake up and see ash in our spit. The intensity of the smell would cause us to become dizzy.” —Othman, Kfar Zabad, February 16, 2017 “…
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 Since 2011, violence in Syria has forcibly displaced at least 1.6 million school-age children to other countries in the region. Before the conflict, more than 90 percent of Syrian children attended primary school and 70 percent…
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 “It was the first time that I learned I could be treated this way,” said Tamara. “We were in a protest, what did we do? I had no idea that I could end up in front of a military court.” Tamara is one of 14 protesters arrested at…
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 We left our country and our homes and now they don’t even have an education or a future.
 
 —Jawaher, North Lebanon, December 1, 2015
 
 
 
 My children should learn to write their names. It…
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Summary I just want to live here in peace and contribute to Lebanese society until I can return to Syria. I just wanted to be treated like a person. -Yusra, a Syrian refugee, northern Lebanon, August 2015 In January 2015, Lebanon ended its…
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 Unequal and Unprotected
 
 Women’s

 Rights under Lebanese Personal Status Laws
 
 Glossary
 Summary
 Unequal Divorce Laws
 Economic Consequences of Terminating Marriage…
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  “It’s
 Part of the Job”
 Ill-treatment and Torture of Vulnerable Groups in Lebanese
 Police Stations
 Summary
 Methodology
 I.
 Recommendations
 To the
 Ministry of Interior…
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 Meeting the
 Challenge
 Protecting
 Civilians through the Convention on Cluster Munitions
 Table of
 Acronyms
 Introduction
 Cluster
 Munitions and their Human Toll
 The
 Convention on Cluster Munitions…
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 Without Protection
 How the Lebanese Justice System Fails Migrant Domestic
 Workers
 Executive
 Summary
 Recommendations
 Methodology
 I.
 Background
 A. Migration
 to Lebanon for Domestic Work
 B.…
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 Slow Reform
 Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the
 Middle East
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations to Governments of Labor-Receiving Countries
 To Labor
 Ministries and Parliaments
 To
…
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 Flooding South Lebanon
 Israel's Use of Cluster Munitions in Lebanon in July and
 August 2006
 Acronyms
 Map of Lebanon
 Summary
 Methodology
 Recommendations
 To
 the Government of Israel
 To
 the…
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Rot Here or Die There Bleak
 Choices for Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon I.
 Executive Summary II.
 Recommendations III.
 Background The Iraqi Displacement Crisis Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon.. IV.
 Legal Status of Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon…
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 Exported and Exposed
 Abuses against Sri Lankan Domestic Workers in 
 Saudi Arabia,
 Kuwait, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates
 I.
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
 II.
 Background
 Status
 of…