Articles / Lebanon

Joint letter to the Human Rights Council calling for an international investigative mission into the Beirut blast

September 15, 2021

In a joint letter, MENA Rights and 38 human rights groups, survivors of the Beirut Blast, families of victims and individuals sent an urgent appeal to the UN Human Rights Council urging the council to establish an investigative body into the explosion, as Lebanon leaders continue to obstruct domestic inquiry.

Six Syrian nationals face imminent deportation from Lebanon to Syria

September 07, 2021

Six Syrian nationals are currently at risk of being deported from Lebanon to Syria where they could face torture. If implemented, their deportation would constitute a serious breach of Lebanon’s obligation of non-refoulement.