When rioters hijack Lebanon's peaceful movement

The actions of the majority, as we have become accustomed to seeing, are being overshadowed by the actions of the few.
by Georgi Azar

19 October 2019 | 13:29

Source: by Annahar

  • by Georgi Azar
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 19 October 2019 | 13:29

Lebanese riot police fire tear gas during a protest against government's plans to impose new taxes in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Lebanon erupted in protests Thursday over the government's plans to impose new taxes amid a severe economic crisis, taking their anger on politicians they accuse of widespread corruption and decades of mismanagement. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

BEIRUT: For the second night running, what started out as a peaceful gathering of Lebanese voicing their discontent at the decades-old political class descended into chaos as night fell. The...
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