It is Sunday and the ground is the people's Church. Tens of thousands are still gathered in Martyr’s square. They bring their children. They clean the streets from trash. They write songs & poems, dance & sing. Each one is a beacon of hope.
Meanwhile, the diaspora keeps pushing, fighting, and showing support no matter how far away they are. They may be physically thousands of miles away, but mentally they are right there in Martyr’s square, waving their flags.
, 4,000 people flooded the Trocadero in solidarity. In Sydney, Brussels, Lagos, Mexico and other parts of the US as well
, protests continued to erupt. The diaspora is estimated at 14 million people, as opposed to the population of people within Lebanon, which is just under half that number—7 million.