Splinters in Lebanon’s protest movement emerged around a mass demonstration in Beirut called on Saturday with the stated purpose of renewing the energy of the anti-government uprising that started October 17, 2019.
Watch: Protesters have gathered again in Lebanon's #Beirut, where they are facing off with supporters of Iran-backed #Hezbollah and Shia political party #Amal.https://t.co/xxNPLZkojk pic.twitter.com/KVIUa1YW8S— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) June 6, 2020
‘No arms, no Hezbollah’
Lebanese protesters gather during a demonstration in central Beirut, on June 6, 2020. (AFP)
Same demands remain
A Lebanese protester gestures amid clashes with riot police following a demonstration in central Beirut on June 6, 2020. (AFP)
Lebanese protesters sit outside a fortified entrance of the Lebanese parliament during a demonstration in central Beirut on June 6, 2020. (AFP)
Watch: Video shows Lebanese protesters near the parliament building in #Beirut throwing rocks shortly before getting dispersed by tear gas. Several hundred protesters are taking to the streets demanding the government resign.#LebanonProtestshttps://t.co/xxNPLZkojk pic.twitter.com/vaxFlASZ0K— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) June 6, 2020