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Advocates launch fund to support Lebanon’s LGBTIQ+ community

Advocates launch fund to support Lebanon’s LGBTIQ+ community

Global LGBTIQ+ advocacy group OutRight Action International have launched a campaign to support Lebanon’s LGBTIQ+ community in the wake of the horrific blast that took hundreds of lives earlier this month. The explosion which levelled entire neighbourhoods in Beirut last week has seen communities in the capital shattered, with hundreds of thousands left homeless and […]

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Lebanon: 2 men assumed to be gay, tortured by police

Lebanon: 2 men assumed to be gay, tortured by police

Police in Lebanon last month arrested two men after being caught with half a gram of cannabis as they passed through a checkpoint towards Saida in the south. According to Blog Baladi, the encounter quickly escalated as police began to demean the men (named Samer & Omar) in custody, verbally abusing the pair. After a […]

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