Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Lebanon’s Waste Crisis Hits Home

October 18, 2018 Video Lebanon: Burning Trash Poses Serious Health Risk Lebanese municipalities are endangering the health of residents by openly burning waste despite the passage of a national solid waste management law banning the practice.  After years of researching Lebanon’s waste crisis, I was horrified to find out it had come to my family’s village. Open waste burning at unregulated dumps across Lebanon creates serious health risks for people living nearby. Mine and other Lebanese families regularly go to our ancestral villages to escape the crowds, noise, and pollution of the cities.…

Read complete article
© Human Rights Watch -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter