Lebanon/ 8.1 Support to artists and other creative workers  

8.1.1 Overview of strategies, programmes and direct or indirect forms of support

Artists are directly supported both legally and financially. Legally, according to Article 13, artists should have freedom to express in writing and speech, freedom of printing, meeting and forming associations; all these freedoms are guaranteed by law. Lebanon ratified it by Decree 3855 date 1/9/1972, which states, "every human being shall have the right to express, which gives him/her the right to request, receive and disseminate any kind of information or ideas by means of speech, writing, printing, art or any other means, regardless of any constraints."


Chapter published: 07-04-2016


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