Article 522 Finally Abolished?

I simply learn on LBCI, Naharnet and a few different media portals that the Lebanese Parliament has formally abolished Article 522 of Lebanon’s Penal Code. Eight months in the past, the Parliament’s Administration and Justice committee had agreed to abolish Article 522 however the parliament nonetheless wanted to vote on it.

Article 522 permits the rapist to get away along with his crime if he marries the sufferer. It’s about time we eliminate this archaic legislation and subject a brand new legislation defending girls from violence.

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