Latest draft legislation maintains the criminalization of defamation against heads of state and hinders access to critical information.
More than 30 journalists were killed in less than a month in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza and Lebanon.
Journalists who report on sexuality and gender issues are already the target of cyberstalking and threats.
Government inaction fuels violence against LGBTQI+ people and quelling activism around rights.
Maharat Foundation calls on authorities to stop criminalizing journalists and citizens for expressing their opinions.
Lebanese authorities target journalists and citizens for their online freedom of expression.
A new report examines how several authorities in the region have integrated technology into their policing of LGBTQI+ people.
“This is an attempt to terrorise journalists, satirists and those who work with them,” says RSF.
Dima Sadek and Hasan Shaaban are being subjected to a new wave of threats and intimidation.
No one has been arrested for Lokman Slim’s murder and around 20 other Lebanese journalists still face threats for their work.
Online bullying and sexual violence continue to target women in Lebanon’s political arena, reveals a new media monitoring report.
Ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections, Maharat Foundation examines Lebanon’s TV coverage of electoral campaigns, highlighting violations, and the marginalisation of women from the media space.