The fourth hearing of the landmark slavery case was postponed at the time of growing support and rally for justice.

Beirut, 12 May 2022 Today, the fourth court hearing of the landmark criminal case was scheduled to take place before…

LAW hosts “Truth, Accountability and Rule of Law: Foundations for a new Lebanon” panel

On 14 April 2022, LAW hosted an online panel discussion “Truth, Accountability and Rule of Law: Foundations for a new…

Mu’ajjal documentary selected for the Hollywood Arab Film Festival 2022

“Mu’ajjal” documentary, produced by Legal Action Worldwide, was recently selected for the Hollywood Arab Film Festival 2022 Inaugural Edition. The…

Truth, Accountability and Rule of Law: Foundations for a new Lebanon

LAW is delighted to invite you to attend an online panel discussion under the title of “ Truth, Accountability and…

First criminal case alleging slavery and slave trade of a migrant domestic worker is adjourned, marking the start of defendants’ questioning during coming sessions.

Beirut, 31 March 2022 Today, the third court hearing of a landmark criminal case took place before the Investigative Judge…

LAW Succeeds in the Appeal of the Case of LGBTQI+ Military Officer

The client is a Lebanese 29-year-old male who was previously enlisted in the Lebanese Army. He was then referred to…

Letter to High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet from 120 victims and survivors of the Beirut Port Explosion

RE: Request to dispatch investigators under the authority of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,…

Mu’ajjal documentary awarded as Best Humanitarian Film at the Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival

Mu’ajjal (Postponed), directed by Ali Chakaroun, received an award in the category of the Best Humanitarian Film at the Toronto…

First criminal case alleging slavery and slave trade of migrant domestic worker adjourned in Lebanon

Beirut, 10 February 2022 The second hearing in a landmark criminal case alleging slavery and slave trading brought by a…

Mu’ajjal Wins Four International Short Movie Awards and is a Finalist for Three Others

“Mu’ajjal” is a documentary produced by Legal Action Worldwide, funded by UN Women, and produced in collaboration with Justice Without…

Kenyan women hold protest outside the Kenyan Consulate in Beirut

Beirut, Tuesday 25th January 2022 Kenyan women have been staging a sit-in and protests in front of their Consulate in…

Dealing with the Past – Memories for the Future: Peace Building for Women and Children

On the 18th of November, an online (Zoom) webinar was organized by the university of Balamand, about the gendered-crimes that…

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