Hanin Ghaddar is the Friedmann Fellow at The Washington Institute's Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focuses on Shia politics throughout the Levant.
Articles & Testimony
The message of recent legal pressure on Lebanese journalists is clear: citizens have the right to speak only if they conform to the group's dictates.
I recently learned that Lebanon's Military Tribunal has sentenced me in absentia to six months in prison. After speaking about Hezbollah's role in Lebanon and Syria, I was charged with defaming the Lebanese army. When my lawyer called to notify me of the ruling, I realized the Lebanon I once knew is gone...