Protesters blocked roads across Lebanon Thursday after the local currency tumbled to a new low, forcing the country’s prime minister to call for an emergency cabinet meeting.
protesters poured into the streets. The numbers are a surprise, particularly after divisive, violent rallies last week. late night road blocks at multiple intersections in Beirut. Most angry at dollar spike, many calling for government to resign. #lebanon back on the streets.— Sarah El Deeb (@seldeeb) June 11, 2020
Motorcycles roaming the streets of Beirut like the early days of #October17 uprising as protest: erupt across the country again tonight with Lebanese Pound crashing further. pic.twitter.com/80XRnxRx0d— Nadim El Kak | نديم القاق (@NadimElkak) June 11, 2020