Lebanon could likely settle the status of more than half the country’s stateless population by simplifying and accelerating the process for registering births late.

The process followed by the Lebanese government to declare a State of Emergency on 5 August was incompatible with the requirements of both national and international law.

The Human Rights Division now produces regular reports covering key human rights issues, including detention overcrowding, women and juvenile detainee rights, and torture.

This study provides insights to help guide decisions around addressing statelessness in Lebanon.