This international move to encourage countries to privatize what were once state-owned industries, or at least decrease their investment in such sectors, clearly impacted the livelihoods of thousands of middle class individuals in countries like Lebanon and Egypt.
Many independent or so-called “civil society” lists had high expectations that the new proportional law could help them get some seats.
Beirut Today interviews Hada Minna’s parliamentary candidate Eliane Azzi from the district of Chouf
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Beirut Today interviews Progressive Socialist Party’s parliamentary candidate Hadi Aboulhosn running for the Druze seat in the Mount Lebanon III (Baabda) district.
Beirut Today interviews Li Baladi’s parliamentary candidate Yorgui Teyrouz from the Beirut I district.
Beirut Today interviews Free Patriotic Movement’s parliamentary candidate Nicolas Sehnaoui from the Beirut I district
Beirut Today interviews Kelna Beirut’s parliamentary candidate Nuhad Dumit from the Beirut II district
Beirut Today interviews Kollouna Watani’s parliamentary candidate Ghada Eid from the district of Chouf