Café Humaniste: Secularism in Lebanon was organized by Freethought Lebanon and Humanists International in Beirut, Lebanon. The event featured three speakers: Bassel Abdallah, Gilbert Doumit and Hayat Mirshad. Live streaming of the event (in Arabic): Images from the event:
لقاء حواري بعنوان “العلمانية في لبنان: ما ضرورتها وكيف نصل إليها” (الشرح باللغة العربية في الأسفل) Freethought Lebanon and Humanists International are glad to announce the first Café Humaniste in Lebanon on 26 December! The theme of this Café Humaniste will be “Secularism in Lebanon: why we need it and how do we get there”.
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