International News

Attack on LGBTQ+ bar in Lebanon an “ominous sign”, says Amnesty International

Graham Robson August 25, 2023

Videos of the attack on the Madame Om bar by people identifying themselves as members of the Jnoud El-Rab Christian group show the assailants destroying furniture outside the bar, beating up people who tried to leave the premises, and threatening the owner with more violence if they continued to “promote homosexuality”.

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OutRight launches fund to support Lebanon’s oldest LGBTQ+ organisation

August 15, 2020

OutRight Action International launches a campaign to support Helem, Lebanon’s oldest LGBTQ+ organisation, following last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut.

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