Peace Center for Human Rights: to legalize civil marriage

FEBRUARY 7, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Head of the Center of Peace for Human Rights Hasan Baalbaki, has come out in favour of legalizing civil marriage as an expression of a basic human rights’ need, as he said.

Baalbaki reiterated that further procrastination by the government in legalizing civil marriage would be tantamount to a flagrant violation of human rights let alone its strengthening of the discriminatory hand of confessionalism against citizens, he concluded.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON