Dozens of demonstrators were injured after a peaceful march including victims’ family members turned violent.
Warlords, mafias, and serious failures of governance have all combined to turn Lebanon into a dumping ground for hazardous chemicals, just like those that caused a devastating explosion in Beirut last summer.
"We just want to know the truth; this is what we are asking for,” a grieving mother told VICE World News. “After six months we don’t know anything.”
Many young artists see no choice but to leave Lebanon.
Despite government resignations, systemic failures in governance are yet to be addressed.
The October 11 event benefitting the Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon will feature sets from Annika Rose, Evann McIntosh, BabyJake, and more.
'We Don’t Know When We're Going to Die' – Young Activists in Lebanon Explain What They're Fighting For
Around 77 percent of young people in Lebanon want to leave the country.
Earlier this month, Nizar Mohammad and a group of around 50 others crammed into a smuggler’s boat near the El Mina harbour.
Residents are still trying to recover from the huge explosion that decimated large parts of the city last month.
Three hundred thousand people are struggling to access clean water and sanitation.
Rumours have spread easily, thanks to Lebanon's historical distrust of the government and longstanding regional conflicts.