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Latest update : 2015-08-28

The 'You Stink' movement: Lebanon garbage crisis sparks new wave of protests (part 1)

A breakdown in garbage collection has sparked angry protests, the likes of which Lebanon rarely sees. Demonstrators are putting aside entrenched sectarian differences and voicing their outrage over the mismanagement of government services, corruption, and the heavy-handed crackdown on their rallies. Could change be afoot? Will these protests lead to an uprising similar to the one in 2005? Or will it pit the country's rival sectarian parties to unite against a common enemy: the angry street?

Produced by Charles Wente, Van Meguerditchian and Emerald Maxwell

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mark DAOU

Political activist

Rami KHOURI

Senior Fellow, Issam Fares Institute

Elias FARHAT

Retired General, Lebanese Army

Bachir SAYEGH

Legal Consultant

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2018-01-18 Americas

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He promised to put America first. On the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, FRANCE 24 takes you to Washington and around the world to gauge US might and influence,...

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2018-01-18 Europe

'Entente cordiale', but at what cost on the road to Brexit?

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2018-01-17 Europe

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2018-01-16 Emmanuel Macron

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

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