How activists reclaimed Beirut’s coast and why it matters

As I have written previously, a new boldness appears to be gaining strength among Lebanese activists in the context of the garbage crisis and #youstink movement. In addition to facing off politicians in the typical form of large-scale protests and marches, we have also seen …

Private security confront police at Zaitunay Bay

Watch this private security man get right in the face of uniformed police officers. According to Al Jadeed, the plainclothes men are security agents working for Solidere, Lebanon’s largest and most powerful private corporation. According to Al Jadeed, the confrontation began when activists protesting the …