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Lebanon: Candidates Should Commit to Rights Agenda

Expand Candidates for Lebanon’s parliamentary elections should commit to human rights reforms.   (Beirut) – Candidates for Lebanon’s May 6, 2018 parliamentary elections should commit to reforms to strengthen human rights protections, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch is sending letters to major Lebanese political parties and parliamentary candidates urging them to commit to human rights reforms in ten areas.   The areas Human Rights Watch identifies are: freedom of expression and assembly, torture, the waste crisis, military court trials of civilians, women’s rights, disability…

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