The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) is a local non-profit, non-partisan Lebanese human rights organization in Beirut that was established by the Franco-Lebanese Movement SOLIDA (Support for Lebanese Detained Arbitrarily) in 2006. SOLIDA has been active since 1996 in the struggle against arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and the impunity of those perpetrating gross human violations.

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October 30, 2010

The Daily Star - Female activists call for all-women protest - October 30, 2010

BEIRUT: Female activists held a meeting with Minister of State Mona Ofeish at the UNESCO Palace Friday in a bid to discuss the economic and social crisis Lebanon is witnessing and to urge women to participate in a protest next Friday, the state-run National News Agency (NNA) reported. In a statement issued at the end of the meeting, activists condemned the instigation of sectarian strife and urged officials to stop hurling accusations at one another. The meeting also called upon media outlets to act responsibly instead of widening divides in the country. Ofeish called for the development of an urgent work plan to deliver the country from poverty and insecurity. Participants urged all Lebanese women to take part into an all-women protest next Friday at noon in front of the Parliament, the NNA added. –The Daily Star

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