A state that has no law, does not have sovereign statehood, and the sectarian communities in it are the real authority. The state in Lebanon contravenes what is stated in the introduction of its constitution and its international obligations because rather than passing a fair public law that equalizes between individuals in their rights and responsibilities and brings them together under one modern law, it has reinforced community and sectarian divisions by subjecting them to 15 different sectarian laws, the only similarity between them is their regression, sexism and discrimination against women.
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‘Lebanon is without personality’, because the state is not carrying out its duties and playing its role in legislating a civil law to regulate the civil status of its citizens. A state that has no law has no sovereignty and the various religious communities inside it are the real authority.