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Doctor offers protesters free eye surgeries after security forces “shoot-to-harm”

Riot police in Lebanon were shooting rubber bullets and tear gas canisters directly into crowds at chest-level.

Healthcare provider checks in on patient in Lebanon. (Al-Fanar Media)
Without political ties, healthcare access in Lebanon is more difficult

When access to social services is used as a deliberate strategy by politicians to gain support, healthcare inequalities are exacerbated. 

Revolution of the mind (PHOTO: Ghida Ismail)
Is Lebanon experiencing a revolution of the mind?

Google searches for political, economic, and revolution-related terms in Lebanon have spiked in the past three months, when anti-government protests began.

Designate Prime Minister Hassan Diab meets with President Michel Aoun and Lebanese Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri. (Washington Post) - Lebanese government talks
Hassan Diab forms 20-minister Cabinet

Prime Minister Hassan Diab Tuesday formed a 20-minister government made up mostly of technocrats who.

Lebanese security forces disperse anti-government protesters in Beirut on January 18, 2020. Hussam Chbaro/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Violence
Violence continues in Beirut as security forces clash with protesters

Clashes between protesters and security forces left more than 300 people wounded over the weekend,.

Internet in Lebanon
Lebanon’s internet threatened to disconnect

As the economic crisis worsens, Lebanon stands to lose essential services like internet and electricity..

Riot police stand behind riot shields in a cloud of tear gas during protests against the economic crisis outside a Bank of Beirut office in Beirut. January 14, 2020. (PHOTO: Reuters / Mohamed Azakir) / Week of Anger / Protesters and security forces clash
Week of Anger: Protesters clash with security forces on day 90 of demonstrations

Reports suggest that 50 protesters were detained.

Protesters demonstrate in front of the Electricite Du Liban building in Mar Mikhael on January 9, 2019. (PHOTO: Twitter / @akhbaralsaha) EDL
Protesters ask “Where did the electricity go?”

Protesters over the past 24 hours have targeted branches of state-run Electricité du Liban and.

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn gestures during a news conference at the Lebanese Press Syndicate in Beirut, Lebanon January 8, 2020. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)
Ghosn details “injustice” in first appearance, authorities react

“I am here to clear my name.”

America Iran graphic by Laudy Issa
Capital, oil, and pistachios: America’s imperial interests in Iran

There are clear economic and imperial incentives for the United States to ramp up its aggression towards Iran.