In the year 2020, the Challenging Censorship program was launched by MARCH with a mission to combat censorship practices and promote freedom of expression in Lebanon. The program aims to empower youth in Tripoli and Beirut through capacity building and knowledge-sharing. With some activists leaving the country, the Challenging Censorship program reevaluated its approach from […]
MARCH considers that tolerance and acceptance are preconditions for social cohesion. This belief has been rooted in the organization’s mission since its inception. Despite the democratic facade portrayed by public institutions and the constitutionally guaranteed personal freedoms, Lebanon has been plagued by waves of arbitrary and unjust censorship, particularly in recent years. Artistic and cultural […]
The Freedom of Expression and Dialogue Handbook was written and designed by the youth in Tripoli of the “Challenging Censorship” program. The handbook tackles diverse topics of freedom of expression such as promoting positive communication, constructive argumentation, values of freedom of expression, and pluralism. The handbook addresses these topics by introducing fundamental tools and skills, […]
Inform yourself on the legislative landscape that dictates the Lebanese censorship system. Find out more about MARCH’s recommendations on how to move towards laws that protect freedom of expression.