Protesters continued their protests and events in several areas in Lebanon yesterday, and demonstrated in front of the US Embassy, rejecting foreign interference in the affairs of their country, as fishermen demonstrated in their boats within the framework of the popular movement, which also included gatherings under the title «bread and salt», where the demonstrators ate food together, to confirm On breaking all regional and sectarian barriers, the demonstrators confirmed their adherence to the demands of forming an economic rescue government, and the prosecution of the corrupt.
The waterfront in Sidon, behind the Rafik Hariri Sports City, witnessed a gathering of protesters who came to participate in the bread and salt activity, which was held from north to south, in a message indicating the unity of the people, and join together to claim their rights, and in the context of breaking all barriers Participants carried Lebanese flags and chanted for change and demanded their rights, according to the National Information Agency, which explained that this activity also aims to emphasize the constants from which the movement started, On his principles, it is a father Rzha: «unity of the people, and the independence of its decision, and overcome the barriers of sectarian and social differences and all sectarian, and fight corruption, and the prosecution of corrupt, and build a new country, and a state capable and fair».
The popular movement in the city of Sidon organized a collective breakfast in the municipal maritime stadium, as in the yards of the regions, and Lebanese citizens flocked since the morning to the stadium from various neighboring villages, and spread the land, and eat breakfast, and then formed Dabkeh workshops, and organized a popular movement in Zgharta gathered in The effectiveness framework itself.
In Tire Science Square, activists brought food and supplies from their homes, spread the scene and shouted slogans calling for an economic rescue government to emerge from the financial crisis, return looted funds, and hold corrupt people accountable.
From the port of fishermen in the port marched by maritime boats, headed to the seaside resorts on the shore of the port, through Qalamoun, to Chekka, to emphasize that the beaches are public property.
Groups of protesters demonstrated outside the US embassy in the Awkar area north of Beirut, rejecting foreign interference in Lebanon's affairs, most notably according to the demonstrators «the recent American intervention expressed by former US Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman, and the active US role in deepening the Lebanese economic crisis», as the army intensified Lebanese Embassy.
Lebanese army: hand over “minors” to the security forces
The Lebanese Army Command issued a statement, clarifying that the young minors, who were recently arrested, were handed over to the Internal Security Forces. In the town of Hammana, due to tearing pictures of the President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, the army command is concerned to clarify that the Intelligence Directorate did not stop these people, but received them from the municipality of Hammana, after being stopped by its police who were patrolling intensive, after a series of incidents in the region ».
"In compliance with the instructions, the Intelligence Directorate handed over these boys to the military police, who in turn handed them over to the internal security forces, according to the competent judicial reference," the statement said.
- Protesters cling to form an economic rescue government and prosecute the corrupt.