Online activism, activism leaves the streets / illustration by Joseph Abi Saab
Protests halt, but activism persists despite pandemic

Protestors have had to forgo their streets, but have substituted this for art, illustration, writing, Instagram lives and many more.

Visual showing some of the repurcussions of the Bisri Dam project. (Photo: Environmental Justice Atlas)
Bisri Dam project to resume, says cabinet during lockdown

Activists say the Bisri Dam will lead to an “environmental genocide” and fear further mismanagement of Lebanon’s water resources.

Hezbollah's article: The protests in solidarity with the Syrian revolution in Beirut in 2015. (Facebook / @SRC.Lebanon)
Has solidarity with Syrians become taboo in Hezbollah’s Lebanon?

More often than not, vocal critics within Hezbollah’s local community are harassed and pressured into issuing formal and public apologies.

Charbel Khoury ordered to be detained by Judge Ghada Aoun criticizing FPM
FPM continues judicial crackdown against journalists and activists

Instead of taking on political corruption cases, the Lebanese judiciary has systematically targeted journalists and activists to silence them since the start of the anti-government October 17 Revolution.

Arrests in Time of Revolution: Beatings, Harassment, and Torture

In this video, we follow the detailed stories of 3 protesters from the moment they.

Bisri Dam Article - Timour Azhari
German MPs ask government to reject Bisri Dam project

The MPs said the project was an example of the “failed policy” that Lebanese citizens have taken to the streets to oppose.

(Illustration of rubber bullets article by Christina Atik)
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.

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.