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'You Stink': Rally in Beirut

VICE News was there for last weekend's 'You Stink!' protests in Beirut.

by VICE News
Aug 31 2015, 9:30pm

Protesters gathered in Beirut's Riad al-Solh Square on Saturday under the rallying cry "You stink!" — a reference to the city's ongoing waste management crisis, and a slogan which has since expanded to represent the population's frustration with the government's failure to provide basic services, including water and electricity.

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