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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

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

New government Lebanon Protests unlikely to subside in Lebanon despite formation of new government

On January 21, president Michael Aoun announced the formation of a new government led by Hassan Diab but protests may continue as many of the key demands have not been met

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

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 against Saad Hariri’s possible re-election

Security forces tried to stop the protestors and fired tear gas, injuring scores.

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

Saad Hariri may once again become Lebanese prime minister

Hariri has emerged as a leading contender for the post of prime minister after businessman Samir Khatib withdrew his candidature. However, this may bring protesters to the streets again

Lebanon protests The Lebanese Intifada is trying to change the very structure of society

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.

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

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