Visit Red Revolution Media's online store for all your socialist, progressive and protest fashions. From t-shirts to cushions, there's something for everyone!

Advertisement

Lebanon: Anti-Government Protests in Beirut Enter 87th Day

Hundreds took to the streets of Beirut on Saturday, in what were the 87th day of the ongoing anti-government protests.

“There is no option for the Lebanese people except to come down to the street to complete the uprising that started about 85 days ago, because the ruling political class does not understand that what is happening in Lebanon,” Antonie Kazi, one of the protesters said.

He added, “they will not be able to ignore it as if it did not happen and the government should be formed as soon as possible not with the logic that they work on as a basis, which is the quota.”

Lebanon was swept up in protests over economic stagnation and corruption. The trigger was a raft of new taxes, also targeting WhatsApp calls, designed to tackle the country’s high public debt.

Advertisement


SUPPORT RED REVOLUTION MEDIA


This website is not sponsored or endorsed by big business, corporations or billionaire oligarchs, we have no resources and no backing. We rely on you to keep going.


Our monthly expenses include hosting services, specialist website subscriptions and services, photo media subscriptions, newswire services, and marketing. We currently are unable to issue any payment to writers.


It is our hope that we will one day be able to be a people funded and maintained service who are uniquely positioned to give a voice to the voiceless without any influence from corporatism.


If you value our articles please consider a donation to ensure the continuation of our work. Thank you.


DONATE

 


SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Sign up to our newsletter and follow us on social media to get the latest news, updates from Red Revolution Media.
You can unsubscribe at any time

Advertisement