Protests in Lebanon intensified under the “home order” of the epidemic

Protests in Lebanon intensified under the

△ street protests in Tripoli

Local media reported that protests continued in the northern city of Tripoli on the 30th, cutting off some local roads. In addition, some people in Beirut and other urban areas also held demonstrations in support of the protests in Tripoli and opposed the use of force by the authorities to suppress the protestors.

Protests in Lebanon intensified under the

△ street protests in Tripoli

The day before, Prime Minister designate Hariri of Lebanon issued a statement saying that the recent domestic street protests reflected the suffering of the people due to their living and economic difficulties, but some gangsters deliberately destroyed the peaceful protest. Hariri said that assistance should be provided to poor families as soon as possible. At the same time, he condemned all attacks on the military and called for the arrest of those involved in the destruction of Tripoli municipal building And punish them.

On the same day, the EU ambassador to Lebanon also issued an article on social media saying that people have the right to peaceful demonstration, but this right does not include violence and destruction. (CCTV reporter Guan Panpan)

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