Lebanese Citizenship Law Protest

BEIRUT: Lebanese women’s rights activists organized a sit-in Wednesday to protest a presidential decree granting citizenship to more than 600 people, arguing that children of Lebanese women should be a priority.

“Giving Lebanese citizenship to foreign nationals, from the likes of Gerogios, Stephen, and Robert, whether present inside Lebanon or outside Lebanon, is intentionally or unintentionally stripping us of a legitimate right recognized by civilized nations and uncivilized nations alike – [the right] to give the nationality to our children” said Mary Ghazal, a participant in the sit-in…

Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2014/Jun-25/261553-activists-protest-lebanese-citizenship-law.ashx#ixzz38DBV3OCp

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