Spotlight: Access to Information Lebanon
If persons with disabilities and the organisations that represent them are to challenge their exclusion, they need to have information about the government policies that contribute to exclusion.
Once seen as more liberal than its Middle Eastern neighbours, Lebanon has recently been the subject of troubling reports on attacks and threats against the right to privacy.
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon, created to investigate Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's assassination in 2005, accuses Karma Khayat of endangering confidential witnesses by filming them for a report after learning of their identity from an anonymous leak.
Censorship body gives green light to latest play from Index award nominee Lucien Bourjeily, despite being featured heavily in the work.