Suffering from a deteriorating economy and hunger, many Lebanese threw caution to the wind and took to the streets to protest their ruling establishment, despite an imposed lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
An anti-government protester covers her face with a Lebanese flag, using it as a mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, during a protest against the Lebanese central bank's governor and the deepening financial crisis in Beirut on April 23, 2020. (AP)
A street in Beirut on May 19, 1958. (AP)