It returned in September after the assassination of Bashir Gemayel and subsequent fighting. As such the Franks saw them as Roman Catholic brethren.
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But it failed to criminalize all forms of domestic violence, including marital rape. Some women continued to face obstacles in pursuing criminal complaints of domestic violence, mostly due to lengthy delays.
In recent years, authorities conducted raids to arrest persons allegedly involved in same-sex conduct, some of whom were subjected to torture including forced anal examinations.
The government estimates the true number of Syrians in the country to be 1. According to humanitarian organizations, an estimated 80 percent of Syrians in Lebanon now lack legal residency and risk detention for unlawful presence in the country.
In February, Lebanon waived residency fees for some Syrians in Lebanon. Secondary school-age children and children with disabilities faced particular barriers. An estimated 10, Syrians returned from Arsal, a restricted access border area in northeast Lebanon, to Syria between June and August, under deals largely negotiated by Hezbollah. Refugees told Human Rights Watch that military raids and lack of residency permits were the primary reasons they felt pressured to return. In , Lebanon continued to impose entry regulations on Syrians that effectively barred many asylum seekers from entering Lebanon.
Human Rights Watch has also documented isolated forcible deportations of Syrians and Palestinians back to Syria, putting them at risk of arbitrary detention, torture, or other persecution. Approximately 45, Palestinians from Syria have also sought refuge in Lebanon, joining the estimated , Palestinian refugees already in the country, where they face restrictions, including on their right to work.
Lebanon has never implemented a national waste management system and continues to face a waste management crisis. There are hundreds of open dumps across the country, many of which are being burned, posing a range of short and long term health risks to populations living nearby.
Open burning disproportionately affects poorer areas of the country, and children and older persons among local residents are at particular risk. In September , the government finally provided the families of the disappeared with the files of the Official Commission of Inquiry appointed in These showed that the government had not conducted any serious investigation.
Syria, Iran, and Saudi Arabia maintain a strong influence on Lebanese politics through local allies and proxies, increasingly so as the conflict in neighboring Syria drags on. Many countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, members of the European Union, Canada, and various Gulf countries, have given Lebanon extensive, albeit insufficient, support to help it cope with the Syrian refugee crisis and to bolster security amid spillover violence.
Be very careful when crossing the natural bridge though. A group of friends and I discovered this place by accident while driving through Faraya. The owners are lovely people and will go out of their way to make you feel right at home. Definitely a must add to your Lebanon bucket list. Overlooking the city of Jounieh, the Our Lady of Lebanon statue is one of the most visited touristic sites in Lebanon.
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