Weekly News Reports 2022
The Member of Parliament and head of the Free Patriotic Movement Gebran Bassil posted a video as part of his electoral campaign calling for the return of Syrian refugees from Lebanon, and insisting on referring to them as “economic immigrants”.
The municipality of the Northern town Amioun issued a statement asking landlords and employers of Syrian residents to monitor the latter’s movement and report any suspicious activity.
Legal Agenda publishes a leaked version of the new draft of the Standard Unified Contract (SUC) currently being worked on by the MoL.
The honorary consul of Kenya in Lebanon, Sayed Chalouhi, denounced the protest outside the consulate in an interview with Al Jazeera, making the following notorious claims about the women
The honorary consul of Kenya, Sayed Chalouhi, stated that the Kenyan domestic women protesting outside the consulate bear the blame for their situation after being abandoned and unpaid by employers
The honorary vice consul at the Kenyan consulate, Kassem Jaber, denied the corruption and mistreatment accusations against him by the Kenyan women protesting outside the consulate since January 6.
A number of Kenyan women have been protesting outside the consulate in Badaro, Beirut on January 6 to demand repatriation following the unresponsiveness of the consular staff to process their requests.