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Militia vs. The People: Lebanon’s parliamentary guards protect a collapsing system with blood
“Their existence is legalized, but they are a militia,” says Maher Abou Shackra, an independent political organizer and member of Lihaqqi, about the parliamentary guards violently protecting Lebanese politicians with the blood of their people.
He talks about Lebanon’s collapsing political system, why protestors applying pressure is important, legitimacy, and more.