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Lebanon: Thousands of #YouStink protesters flood Beirut02:13

Lebanon: Thousands of #YouStink protesters flood Beirut

Lebanon, Beirut
October 29, 2015 at 13:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of '#YouStink' protesters flooded central Beirut on Thursday, to protest the management of the garbage crisis by the Lebanese government.

Stating at Beirut National Museum, protesters marched for two and a half hours through the city's streets. During this time, they chanted and waved Lebanese flags while wearing white shits. The Lebanese anthem was played several times.

The '#YouStink' protest took place on 8th November, and finished with clashes between protesters and police. Many protesters were arrested and had to go before the Military Court. Nizar Ghan, one of the YouStink campaign organisers, said the current protest wanted to show that the '#YouStink' campaign is peaceful, and that the streets belong to the people and not to the police.

Lebanon: Thousands of #YouStink protesters flood Beirut02:13
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Hundreds of '#YouStink' protesters flooded central Beirut on Thursday, to protest the management of the garbage crisis by the Lebanese government.

Stating at Beirut National Museum, protesters marched for two and a half hours through the city's streets. During this time, they chanted and waved Lebanese flags while wearing white shits. The Lebanese anthem was played several times.

The '#YouStink' protest took place on 8th November, and finished with clashes between protesters and police. Many protesters were arrested and had to go before the Military Court. Nizar Ghan, one of the YouStink campaign organisers, said the current protest wanted to show that the '#YouStink' campaign is peaceful, and that the streets belong to the people and not to the police.

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