Lebanese Internet Law (2012)

The new Lebanese Minister of Information Walid al-Daouq, has drafted the Internet law that we have long been warning against and which we must continue to protest. The law prohibits the publication of “anything that offends public morals and ethics.This law allows the government to come down on the electronic media in many ways. It has only nine clauses.

Reference: http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/lebanese-internet-law-attacks-last-free-space-expression

Censorship Information

Date Released 2012
Date Censored 2012
Official Censoring Entity Lebanese Government
Censoring Reason Politics
Action Taken Censored