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Security forces, protesters clash in Lebanon’s capital

Last week, protests erupted in Lebanon against the new government of premier Hassan Diab formed earlier this month. Lebanon’s security forces on Monday detained scores of demonstrators in front of the country’s parliament amid tensions before lawmakers began discussing the 2020 budget. 12 PEOPLE

UN concerned about violent clashes in Lebanon

UN spokeswoman said people have the right to participate in public affairs and shape all decisions that affect their lives, including by peacefully assembling to express their concerns. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed concern on Tuesday over ongoing

At least 114 injured in Lebanon clashes

Lebanon suffers from high unemployment, slow growth and one of the highest debt ratios in the world, with the debt burden reaching $86.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019. At least 114 people were injured Sunday during clashes in Lebanon between security forces