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.

Aerial view of a part of the human chain formed by protesters in Lebanon on October 27. (Omar El Imadi)
From Tripoli to Tyre: Protesters in Lebanon form first ever nationwide human chain

More than 170,000 people held hands to cover a 171-kilometer distance along Lebanon’s coastal roads, from Tripoli in the North to Tyre in the South.