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Problematic Bills on Lebanon Parliament’s Agenda

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Expand Lebanese members of parliament attend a general parliament discussion in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 17, 2017 © 2017 Reuters/Mohamed Azakir Lebanon’s parliament has indefinitely postponed a legislative session which was due to take place on Tuesday, after protesters blocked the entrances to Parliament and several parliamentarians announced their boycott of the session. Parliament was set to vote on two particularly controversial laws that have angered protesters: the amnesty law and a law establishing a court for financial crimes. Both laws would likely have further entrenched…

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