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Lebanon rape law: Wedding dresses hang in Beirut sea front protest

Activists campaigning to change Lebanon’s law on rape have staged a macabre protest on Beirut’s famous sea front. What appeared to be more than 30 white wedding dresses were hung from nooses, strung up between the palm trees. Via: bbc.com Lebanese law currently allows a rapist to be exonerated if he marries his victim.   The activists are pressing to have the ...

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