The coronavirus pandemic has not deterred people from taking to the streets in Lebanon’s Tripoli, as crowds mingled on the first day of Ramadan to shop, pray, and voice their concern about the ongoing economic crisis in the country.
A Lebanese shopkeeper in Tripoli's souks. (Screengrab)
Economic concerns outweigh virus fears
Dozens of protesters have broken with #coronavirus restrictions to demonstrate in front of the Lebanese Central Bank in #Beirut amid growing anger over the deteriorating economic situation and living conditions in Lebanon.#LebanonProtestshttps://t.co/NgVzYgR8KD pic.twitter.com/JJFIwXTSrc— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) April 23, 2020