The current Human Rights situation in Russia and Lebanon


To mark Human Rights Day on 10th December JST asked its Fellows to send their thoughts regarding the human rights situations in their countries and suggest ideas for moving forward.

Journalist and JST Fellow from Russia, Valery Nechay, has written about Russian media and proposed a way forward through online media projects.

Russia: Media Freedom

Melkar El Khoury, a human rights consultant from Lebanon lists six key human rights focus areas that have remained in critical condition and/or escalated in 2015.

Lebanon: the state of Human Rights within the State