Lebanese activists who participated in anti-government demonstrations say the trial is an attempt to silence them.
MORE FROM AUTHOR
Al Jazeera speaks to three Syrians whose lives have been forever changed since the 2011 uprising began.
New project tells the stories of ordinary people affected by violence and poverty in the Lebanese city of Tripoli.
Parliament will consider proposal to strike down a law allowing rapists’ sentences to be commuted if they marry victim.
Tens of thousands of political prisoners are being held without charge or on confessions obtained through torture.
What will Michel Aoun’s presidency mean for Syrian refugees facing an increasingly hostile climate in Lebanon?
Intense shelling has postponed the start of the school year, raising fresh concerns over the state of Syrian education.
In Lebanon, Syrian refugees are growing their own food not only to save money, but also as a form of therapy.
The psychological trauma of being trapped in a war zone will last long after the conflict ends, doctors say.
An Arabic version of the ShareTheMeal app aims to feed 1,400 refugee children in Beirut for a full year.