The Journal:
The journal section gathers contributions for and about civil society in Lebanon. It features research commissioned by Lebanon Support, published on our knowledge platform CSKC.
Published on: August, 2016
Soldiers Accused of Beating Dozens of Syrian, Egyptian, and Sudanese migrants (Beirut) – Lebanon’s judiciary should investigate and prosecute any army and intelligence officials responsible for the beating and serious abuse of at least 72 male migrant workers on the evening of October 7 in the Beirut neighborhood of Geitawi, Human Rights Watch said today. According to victims and other witnesses, those beaten include at least 45 Syrian, 20 Egyptians, and 7 Sudanese migrant...
BY: Colette AZZI,independent consultant and researcherMay 2012   I-History of support to PwDs in Lebanon Support to PwDs in Lebanon has been commonly described as unfair. The Lebanese successive governments do sponsor services to PwDs, but at the same time they hand out  the delivery of these services to welfare institutions that were, and still are, linked to religious and sectarian institutions. However the situation started to change in the 1980s with the emergence of several...
By: Kinda Mohamadieh - Arab NGO Network for Development Published by: Tatimma - Lebanon SupportApril 2012 Introduction: The Role of Foreign Aid in Post-War Economic Policies Since the end of the civil war in Lebanon, foreign aid has played a significant role in the Lebanese economic and political contexts, including (but not limited to) stabilization of macroeconomic policies, supporting various official institutional structures, and supporting civil society dynamics. This was a deliberate...
Housemaid Alem Dechasa killed herself after street attack that sparked outrage over treatment of migrant workers in Lebanon Ethiopia is lobbying Lebanon to investigate fully the death of an Ethiopian housemaid who killed herself after being beaten on the street in Beirut. Video footage of Alem Dechasa being attacked outside the Ethiopian consulate in Beirut was broadcast on Lebanese television two weeks ago, causing outrage in the country about the mistreatment of the thousands of migrant...
With the Rio+20 Conference steadily approaching, leaders and diplomats around the globe are preparing for the world’s latest attempt to reach an agreement on climate change.  While the outcome remains uncertain, there is one group that will undoubtedly object to even the weakest of agreements: the Tea Party Movement.  Active since 2009, the Tea Party Movement has gained momentum across the United States.  Its strongly conservative and libertarian viewpoints have had an...