Progressive sections in Lebanon have rejected Diab’s economic plan as a mere continuation of corrupt policies implemented by previous regime
Security forces tried to stop the protestors and fired tear gas, injuring scores.
Jana Nakhal from the Lebanese Communist Party analyses the current stage of the movement, the response of the state and police, and the path ahead for the thousands on the street.
A general strike called for by trade unions in the country entered its fourth day on October 24. All the major financial, commercial and educational institutions have been closed
A day after the drone attack in Beirut, the Israeli air force strikes military positions held by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, on the Lebanon-Syria border.
Jana Nakhal also talked about the struggles being led by her party and their efforts to bring together national anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements to build a united opposition, as well as an alternative to capitalism.