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Al-Khiam Center for the Rehabilitation of the Victims of Torture is association established by Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities in 2000 and it has headquarters in Beirut. Its mission is to establish centers for medical, psychological and physical treatment and rehabilitation of persons who have rescued from the Israeli concentration camps of torture and to defend the human rights in general, and particularly resist the torture caused in the Israeli detention camps against Lebanese persons. On its website can be found information concerning Lebanese-Israeli conflict, in particular victims of Israeli attacks and bombings, detention and torture of Lebanese citizens including testimonies of some detainees, Human Rights in Lebanese prisons, etc. Language: English.
The Canadian Lebanese Human Rights Federation is a coalition of Canadian and Canadian-Lebanese volunteers devoted to advocate the human rights cause in Lebanon. The prime mandate of the Federation is to help the Lebanese people in Lebanon and in the Diaspora to be able to defend and practice their basic human rights without fear of persecution or discrimination. On the website can be found Latest News related to Lebanon, Opinions and Studies, and various sections of interest, such as Human Rights Reports, Religious Issues, Christian Persecution Cases, Resolutions/Agreements (there are UN Resolutions on Lebanon, Lebanese Constitution and laws related to Lebanon, Arab-Israeli and Lebanese-Syrian Treaties), Detainees in Syria, etc. Language: English, French, Arabic.
Helem - Lebanese Protection for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders is a non-governmental non-profit organisation registered in Quebec, Canada since 2004. Helem leads a peaceful struggle for the liberation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Lebanon from all sorts of legal, social and cultural discrimination. Its primary goal is the annulment of article 534 of the Lebanese Penal Code which punishes unnatural sexual intercourse. Of interest is mainly section Human Rights where can be found information about homosexuality in Lebanese society, Lebanese Law and Practice, as well as human rights reports concerning homosexuality from other sources. There is also section Media containing selected news on homosexuals in Lebanon. Helem’s Newsletter contains mainly information about Helem activities. Language: English, French.
InsideWorld is a collection of country and region web sites providing local news and information to a worldwide audience. InsideLebanon provides up-to-date information on Lebanon – Latest Stories selected from various sources. Language: English.
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), monitors conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. The country pages of its website contain current news and recent reports, current as well as archived Internal Displacement Profiles, further links and maps. Languages: English, partly French
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) explores the Middle East through the region's media. MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends in the Middle East. Founded in February 1998 to inform the debate over U.S. policy in the Middle East, MEMRI is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit, 501 (c)3 organisation with headquarters in Washington, DC and branch offices in Berlin, London, Tokyo and Jerusalem. There are latest Middle East News on Home page and it is possible to choose Lebanon in Countries section. Language: English.
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is the humanitarian organisation of the Norwegian trade union movement. In its work NPA is guided by the values of national and international solidarity, human dignity, freedom and equality. NPA is a voice for the vulnerable, the poor and the oppressed in Norway and abroad. Today, NPA is one of the largest Norwegian NGOs. Funding for 90 per cent of NPA's activities comes from public sources; around 45 per cent of this is funded by the Norwegian government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD). It is based in Oslo. Information on Lebanon can be found among other News on Main page, as well as by clicking on International, then Middle East and Lebanon. There should be also a regional website on Lebanon, but it is not working at the moment. Language: English, Norwegian.
This HIV/AIDS profile contains a situation analysis, demographic, social and economic indicators as well as HIV and AIDS estimates
Information on diseases, health expenditures, health care provision and coverage, health system organisation and regulation, human resources in the health sector and statistics. Languages: English, Arabic, French, Chinese, Spanish, Russian
Health profile (statistics on demography, socio-economic situation, health expenditure, human and physical resources, coverage with primary health care services, morbidity)
World Vision International is a Christian relief and development organisation established in 1950 working for the well being of all people, especially children. Through emergency relief, education, health care, economic development and promotion of justice, World Vision helps communities help themselves. This is a World Vision Lebanon website, where can be found information about the war in Lebanon, situation of children and women in Lebanon, Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Language: English.