Round Table by UMAM D&R, Lokman Slim Foundation, Dar Al Jadeed & Heinrich Boell Stiftung - Middle East Office
Justice for Lebanon
The Lebanese Judiciary as Misused and Misguided
العدالة للبنان

القضاء اللبنانيّ في مهبِّ الريح
July 17, 2024 | 6 PM @ Station Beirut

UMAM Documentation and Research, the Lokman Slim Foundation, and Dar Al Jadeed, in collaboration with the Heinrich Boell Stiftung - Middle East Office, cordially invite you to attend a roundtable discussion on the justice system in Lebanon. The event will take place on 17 July, the World Day for International Justice, at Station Beirut (Jisr El Wati). 

Experts from Lebanon will engage in a discussion on the latest Lokman Slim Foundation report “The Lebanese Judiciary as Misused and Misguided” by lawyer Farouk El Moghraby. They will address five distinct legal dynamics present in the current Lebanese context that have a profound impact on social and civil society dynamics.

Translation from Arabic to English and via versa will be provided.


5:30 - 6:00 PM: Registration & Book Fair (Courtesy of Dar Al Jadeed)


6:00 - 6:15 PM: Opening Speeches

— Monika Borgmann-Slim, Director of UMAM Documentation & Research

— Rasha Al Ameer, Director of Dar Al Jadeed

— Anna Fleischer, Director of Heinrich Böll Stiftung Beirut - Middle East


6:15 - 8:00 PM: Roundtable & Discussion, moderated by Farouk El Moghraby

The Lebanese Judiciary as Misused and Misguided: Report Findings | Speaker: Hana Jaber, Executive Director of the Lokman Slim Foundation

The Implementation of the Anti-Torture Law by the Lebanese Courts | Speaker: Suzanne Jabbour, Chair of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture

Where is the Lebanese Judiciary in the Beirut Port Blast Case? | Speaker: Aya Majzoub, Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International

The Case of the Victims of the 8 August 2020 Demonstration | Speaker: Diala Chehade, Lawyer

The Judicial Process in the Lokman Slim Assassination | Speaker: Moussa Khoury, Lawyer 

Infringement of Liberties in Lebanon: A Tool to Hide the Truth? | Speaker: Lama Fakih, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Division at Human Rights Watch


8:00 - 9:30 PM: Friendly Gathering on the Rooftop & Cheers to Lokman's Birthday