A most peaceful revolution

When disgruntled Lebanese protesting societal dysfunction flooded the street on October 17, few had envisioned that an impassioned momentum would be garnered and sustained.
by Georgi Azar

21 November 2019 | 15:39

Source: by Annahar

  • by Georgi Azar
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 21 November 2019 | 15:39

A picture taken with a drone shows an aerial view as hundreds of thousands of protesters wave Lebanese flags during the biggest protest in years demanding an end to corruption and rule of the country's political elite in downtown Beirut, Lebanon on October 17, 2019 (Ibrahim Nassar)

BEIRUT: Exactly one year ago, marking Lebanon's 75th Independence Day, I wrote an op-ed lamenting the country's abysmal reality, calling it a failed state; and for good reason. Its economy was...
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