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Wadih Al-Asmar

President, Euromed Rights / Lebanese Center for Human Rights
Wadih Al-Asmar is a human rights activist from Lebanon. He is the co-founder and President of the CLDH (Lebanese center for human rights) and Board member of the FEMED (euro-Mediterranean federation against enforced disappearance) ¹². He was elected as the President of EuroMed Rights in 2018 for a three-year mandate, renewed in 2021. Wadih has actively participated in the drafting of several laws related to Human Rights in Lebanon, such as the draft Law on the criminalization of torture, on the creation of the National Human Rights Institution and the Law 105 in Lebanon on the Missing and Forcibly Disappeared especially on the part related to the fight against impunity.