Protests continue, women march in Tyre
- On the 38th day of the revolution, hundreds of women marched in Tyre carrying the banner: “The cry of Southern women”. They raised different demands, including their right to pass down the Lebanese nationality to their children and to tax the profits of banks.
- In Beirut, hundreds rallied in Verdun, raising Lebanese flags and demanding an end to corruption. Demonstrations were also organized in Kfar Ruman, Sidon, Tripoli, and Baalbeck.
- Meanwhile, in the north of Lebanon, demonstrations were held in front of public schools, exchange offices, and government institutions.
Minors arrested in Hammana
- The Army Intelligence has arrested five young people and minors between the ages of 10 and 19 for allegedly tearing up a picture of President Michel Aoun in the Free Patriotic Movement’s headquarters in Hammana. Protestors gathered in front of Hammana’s police station demanding their release.
Two detained protestors released in Tripoli
- Mohamad Zo’bi and Taha Awad, who had been detained by security forces in Tripoli, were released on Saturday. Protesters celebrated their release with celebratory songs and fireworks.
‘Revolution Fist’ monuments installed in Bekaa
- Two replicas of the ‘Revolution Fist’ monument, initially erected in Beirut’s Martyr’s Square, were installed in the Ta’labaya-Sa’dnayal intersection in Rashaya.
Industries suffer as economic conditions worsen
- Cow herders and milk producers in the Bekaa held a meeting to discuss the strain they are facing in light of the spiraling economic situation. The increasing costs of cattle feeds, medicine, and milk production are obstructing the industry, they said.
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