Content type: News & Analysis
26th May 2015
Lebanon was part of the drafting committee for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and by co-sponsoring both UN General Assembly resolutions on the right to privacy in the digital age (December 2013 and December 2014), Lebanon has recently reaffirmed its commitment to its obligations to uphold the right to privacy. And yet, Lebanon's progressive positions on the right to privacy at the UN could not be further away from the situation in the country itself. Once seen as more liberal than…
Content type: Advocacy
12th May 2015
This stakeholder report is a submission by Privacy International (PI). PI is a human rights organisation that works to advance and promote the right to privacy and fight surveillance around the world. PI wishes to bring concerns about the protection and promotion of the right to privacy in Lebanon before the Human Rights Council for consideration in Lebanon’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review.