Anti-government protests sweep Lebanon

Vol. 84/No. 18 - May 11, 2020
“We die from hunger or the disease,” Beirut protesters said April 21. “Let us die taking a stand.”

Facing increasingly rising hardships that fall most heavily on working people, thousands of anti-government protesters have resumed demonstrations across Lebanon. Actions involving people of all faiths demanding jobs, an end to crushing living conditions, for political rights and against Tehran’s…