Censorship of theatrical productions


Censorship of publications, artwork, audio and video by the Lebanese General Security

Article 1 - All plays are subject to the prior control of the General Directorate of General Security, which is entitled to refuse to show them or to approve them in whole or in part.

Free Artistic Expression Legislative Decree No. 2 - issued on 1/1/1977

Not Compliant with Standards


According to Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression, and "this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference. To search for, receive and impart various kinds of information and ideas to others, regardless of frontiers, whether orally, in writing, in print, in the form of art, or by any means of his choice."


Repealing the Article.

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