Lebanon’s article 522

Article 522 allows Lebanese men to rape women then to marry them.  Spurred by a video that went viral, the parliamentary committee on Administration and Justice has been talking about abolishing the law, which has been on the books since the 1940’s.  They will meet December 14.

There are several videos of the demonstration in front of the parliament, not sure if this is the one that went viral, since it’s in English, but it does have 1,891,212 views.



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