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.

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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.

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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.

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,.

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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.

Activist Nidal Ayoub in front of the Cybercrimes Bureau on January 7, 2020. (PHOTO: Twitter / @SK_Eyes)
Protest activist interrogated by Cybercrimes Bureau

Nidal Ayoub was interrogated by the Cybercrimes Bureau Tuesday on charges including insulting the president and “undermining the prestige of the state.”

Protesters gather outside the port of Tripoli on Thursday, January 2. (NNA) Ports article
Day 78: Ports, public utilities and banks

Protesters in Lebanon rung in the new year by pressuring different public institutions they see as corrupt and inefficient.