Posted by: becketfund | April 28, 2010

Further Reading: March for a Secular Lebanon

Time Magazine reports on the Secular Pride March attended by a few thousand at the nation’s parliament in Beirut on April 25.  The peaceful rally gathered to demand the increased secularization of Lebanon, as a response to heavy restrictions citizens face based upon their religious affiliation.  Restrictions include the ban on marriage between individuals belonging to different religions and jobs being administered according to sectarian quotas, as well as political positions being divided between the 18 recognized religious groups in the nation.


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