Protests continue on day 68
- Protesters demonstrated in downtown Beirut, Aley, Halba, and Tripoli, reaffirming their rejection of Hassan Diab as the prime minister designate. Meanwhile, the iconic fist of the revolution was raised in Zahle and Baakline as protesters gathered.
- In Beirut, a group of protesters organized a soup kitchen to feed over 1,000 people in need. Protesters also organized a solidarity sit—in with the civilians of Idlib, denouncing the Syrian regime airstrikes and rejecting extremist groups.
Road blockages continue in protest of Diab’s designation
- Groups of protesters, some of whom are Future Movement supporters, blocked roads in several areas including in Saadnayel, Sidon, Khalde, Tripoli, Minieh, Beirut’s Corniche el-Mazraa, and others.
- They also blocked roads in Halba and Qasqas with trash bins, voicing their anger at the designation of Hassan Diab as prime minister.
Israeli violations over Lebanon’s airspace
- The Lebanese army announced Israeli violations over Lebanon’s airspace on Sunday, with reports of Israeli warplanes flying over the country’s coast. The violations reportedly coincided with Israeli airstrikes in the south of Damascus.
- The Minister of Defense Elias Bou Saab condemned these violations and called on the international community to take action and intervene to stop such repeated attacks, which threaten Lebanon’s sovereignty.
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