Articles by Maharat Foundation
Lebanon was the only country out of 37 member states to not sign the statement, which calls on coalition members to work together to advocate for and support media freedom, online as well as offline, ensure the safety of journalists and media workers, and end impunity.
In the wake of an alarming rise in attacks on freedom of expression, Lebanese NGOs establish a coalition to oppose attempts by authorities to stifle freedom of expression.
As anti-government protests in Lebanon continue, a new report from Maharat Foundation examines the impact of freedom of expression and media in the first several weeks of the uprising.
“Take your seats”: an opportunity for young people in Lebanon to participate in and shape debates about internet governance
Maharat Foundation launched the “Take Your Seats” campaign to encourage Lebanon’s youth to participate in the Internet Governance Forum for the first time.
Maharat Foundation took part in the first forum on internet governance in Lebanon and highlighted the importance of freedom of expression and information sharing on the internet in such a context.
On 9 December, people around the world remembered Razan Zaitouneh, Samira Khalil, Nazem Hamadi and Wa’el Hamada, kidnapped in Douma, Syria on this day five years ago.
On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.
NGOs around the world ask authorities to stop campaigns of repression against HRDs and civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa region