Protests 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

The verdict on Rafik Hariri’s assassination

The UN-backed International Special Tribunal for Lebanon said it found no evidence of Hezbollah or Syria’s involvement in the 2005 assassination of Rafik Hariri. However, this verdict may not mark the end of the issue

Lebanese Parliament approves emergency Lebanese parliament approves continuation of emergency, army granted special powers 

The emergency was imposed by the government on August 5, a day after a deadly chemical explosion killed over 170 people and left more than 6,500 injured in Beirut. It has been extended by the parliament till August 21

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

Protests in Lebanon continue, physical distancing style

A large number of protesters gathered and shouted slogans from inside cars in order to maintain physical distancing in light of COVID-19

Lebanon protests Lebanese protest government failure to check rising unemployment and hunger

The financial crisis in Lebanon – a country with one of the world’s worst debt-to-GDP ratios – has deepened sharply due to the impact of the COVID-19 emergency. Protesters on Tuesday used cars to maintain social distancing norms

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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.

Lebanese parliament elects Hassan Diab as new prime minister

Protests who have been mobilizing since October are not satisfied with the election of Hassan Diab and continue to push their demands of a complete overhaul of the political system

Lebanon protests Political uncertainty in Lebanon deepens amid fresh protests

Fresh protests were registered in Lebanon over the weekend, with the failure of the country’s ruling elites to resolve the political crisis following the resignation of Saad Hariri as prime minister

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We will also take a look at Lebanon, where after days of protest, the prime minister was forced to resign.

Massive human chain protest in Lebanon

The human chain was organised against the economic crisis and new taxes in the country.

Lebanon protests Mass protests in Lebanon enter second week

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

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