Why Civil Marriage is Vital
Jan30

Why Civil Marriage is Vital

The uproar against the establishment of Civil Marriage in Lebanon often portrays Civil Marriage as an attack against Religion. Secular family law is frequently misinterpreted as Atheism or as an attempt at the eradication of religion. This couldn’t be further from reality, nor is the institution of Civil Marriage about denying the rights of religious people. Civil Marriage, apart from being cost-effective, is the most pragmatic...

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A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa
Jan29

A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa

Lebanon’s Grand Mufti has issued on Monday the 28th of January a fatwa whose sole aim is to decapitate one of the many marginalized rights the Lebanese citizens are missing. The fatwa came after the latest tactic the civil society adopted which included two couples attempting to register the first civil marriage on Lebanese soil through loopholes in the Lebanese legal system. Sheikh Qabbani’s statement on Dar...

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