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Public Spaces: A Right, Not A Luxury – Advocacy Case Study Analysis

The increased takeover of public space by private enterprises over the past 10 years in Lebanon has mobilized activists (private citizens, academics, community groups, NGOs, lawyers, among others) to fight for the right of community members to access public spaces, to preserve what is left of these public spaces, and to reclaim what has been taken. This case study looks at four advocacy interventions calling for the protection and preservation of public spaces.