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Minister Faisal Karami and the Lebanese government
The Lebanese government has just ordered an inquiry into Olympian Jackie Chamoun for posing in semi-nude photographs three years ago, claiming her actions have shamed Lebanon.
Their outrage proves one thing: our government believes the bodies of women are public property -- despite not doing anything to protect them. Let's challenge that disgrace right now.
It's unbelievable that a minister was able to mobilise resources and react on the very same day to this non-event when the lives of thousands of other Lebanese women are at risk thanks to the lack of movement on violence against women legislation. Just last week a teacher was beaten to death by her husband right in front of her two children!
Speak up now for Lebanon's women and sign the petition to drop the investigation against Jackie Chamoun.