Lebanon Makes Plan to Solve Trash Crisis — But 'You Stink' Movement Isn’t Going Away
Lebanon’s government plans to open two new landfills, but the protest movement was as much about the country’s dysfunctional and corrupt political classes as about trash.
Riot Police Crack Down After Day of Peaceful 'You Stink' Protests in Beirut
Some protesters were reportedly beaten after another “You Stink!” demonstration over the garbage crisis in Lebanon’s capital drew a crowd of thousands.
Beirut Riot Police Fire Live Ammo and Blast Protesters With Water Cannons
At least 15 people were wounded as demonstrators took to the streets to express frustration over the city’s increasingly noxious garbage problem.
In Photos: Beirut's Massive, Mounting Trash Problem
Residents have been protesting the Lebanese government's inability to find a solution to the country's garbage crisis.