Economic crisis in Lebanon
Lebanon struggles to rebuild after Beirut blasts

Lebanon has a new prime minister in Mustapha Adib but to many, he is part of the same corrupt and inefficient old leadership that created the crisis in the country

Beirut blasts intensify economic and political crisis in Lebanon

Decades of neoliberal policies have made Lebanon among the most unequal societies in the world, and social and economic discontent is expected to grow following the blasts

Over 100 dead and thousands injured in a powerful blasts in Beirut

The Lebanese government is discussing imposition of an emergency to deal with the aftermath of the disaster which has left large parts of the city in debris and over 4,000 injured.

Lebanon’s people are demanding structural change

Bachir Nakhal of the Lebanese Communist Party analyses the recent protests in Lebanon in the aftermath of the relaxation of COVID-19-related restrictions. He explains the key demands raised by the protesters and how the left has been organizing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Lebanon protests resume Anti-government protests resume in Lebanon

According to the Lebanese Red Cross, 48 protesters suffered injuries during Sunday’s protests and 11 were hospitalized

Migrant workers in Lebanon reach agreement with waste management company

Approximately 400 migrant workers were on strike for weeks after management of the Lebanese waste management company, RAMCO, started cutting their wages and paying them in Lebanese pounds instead of the contractually obligated US dollar

Lebanon COVID lockdown Lebanon reimposes lockdown after spike in COVID-19 cases

The country recorded over hundred fresh cases within three days this week. It had recorded zero new cases last week, which had led the government to relax lockdown norms imposed since March 15

Lebanon protests amid COVID Protests erupt in Lebanon over collapsing economy

Thousands of Lebanese took to the streets on April 27, Monday, demanding revolution amid rising poverty, hunger, economic hardship and uncertainty, even as the government seems to turn a blind eye to the urgent issues plaguing the country

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We also report on the arrest of Patrick George Zaki, an Egyptian human rights activist as well as the ongoing protests in Lebanon that have rejected the new cabinet of prime minister Hasan Diab and his economic reforms.

Lebanon protest Hasan Diab wins vote of confidence in Lebanese parliament amid popular protests

Progressive sections in Lebanon have rejected Diab’s economic plan as a mere continuation of corrupt policies implemented by previous regime

Lebanon protests Protesters in Lebanon marched towards parliament, faced police repression

Political forces in the country have failed to respond to the protesters’ demands for an overhaul of the political system in any credible way, even after three months of popular protests in the country

Lebanon protest Curbs on withdrawals by banks trigger protests in Lebanon

The country has been witnessing popular protests since October 17, last year

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