Lebanon makes fun of garbage situation on social media
Lebanese citizens are looking to the brighter side of things as doctored images circulate social networks
Although Lebanon's streets have been filling up with trash since the capital Beirut's dump was shut down last week, people in the tiny Middle Eastern country seem to be seeing the funnier side of things.
Over the last couple of days, Lebanese users of Twitter and Facebook have been posting up and sharing satirical images blaming the country's politicans for the crisis.
Here's a selection of some of the best ones:
When Lebanon Drowns In Garbage… Again. http://t.co/QuzYm4GrTi pic.twitter.com/3ADJttMt8o— E. (@eliefares) July 21, 2015
The Best Reactions To The Garbage Crisis In #Lebanon http://t.co/HaVOXCdumk via http://t.co/5wcBsD1aBL pic.twitter.com/uU6JKO91rM— [email protected] (@LeNajib) July 22, 2015
Activists mobilizing on Saturday after cabinet failed to deal w/ garbage problem https://t.co/qFt5neaDvr #طلعت_ريحتكم pic.twitter.com/FUoF2ng6EW— Lara Bitar (@LarsBit) July 23, 2015
Amidst all the trash that's laying all around us, I present to you: Traoushe and Baalbags. #Lebanon #طلعت_ريحتكم pic.twitter.com/QnRwVBoMYB— Nader Dagher (@naderdagher) July 22, 2015
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