An image grab from a video posted by Abaad NGO protest of the controversial 522 law, pertaining to rape, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (The Daily Star/ Abaad, Facebook page)
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A Lebanese parliamentary committee Wednesday postponed discussions on the annulment or alteration of a controversial law that allows rapists to avoid conviction if they marry the victim.As a part of the campaign, a woman posed as a rape victim wearing a white wedding gown and covered with bandages outside Parliament while the committee met.The campaign only spoke in support of a bill proposing the annulment of the law, which MP Elie Keyrouz referred to Speaker Nabih Berri in July.
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