Protest in Lebanon following the death of prominent political journalist Samir Kassir in 2005. Since 1992, nine journalists have been killed in Lebanon.(Ramzi Haidar | Getty Images)
Exiled Journalists in Lebanon Usually Fear For Their Safety And Seek Refuge Elsewhere

“I do not feel safe here. After receiving too many threats on social media or over the phone, I stopped publishing.”

Protesters gathered in Downtown Beirut following interrogations by the cybercrime bureau of at least six activists for comments they made via social media in July.
Suzan is gone, but the bureau’s violations persist

The violations against the freedom of expression aren’t coincidental. They warn of a political decision to contain any critical voice—even if its platform is social media—using intimidation tactics.