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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December 15, 2015

The Daily Star - Lebanon arrests NGO worker over suspected ties to militants, December 15, 2015

General Security Tuesday arrested an NGO worker over suspected ties to an unnamed militant group, the state-run National News Agency said.

The NNA said that intelligence officers from General Security arrested Othman R. in the northern Akkar town of Halba, who works with an NGO providing support to Syrian refugees in the district.

It said the suspect was non-Lebanese, but did not provide other details.

Lebanon hosts an estimated 1.5 million Syrian refugees residing in camps scattered across the country, with most located in the eastern Bekaa Valley and north Lebanon.

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