Lebanon POW: 16 – 22 July

The greatest mistake of the movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first, then you’ll get action. – Malcolm X

A Lebanese child rides a camel in Beirut, during celebrations of the beginning of Eid al-Fitr. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

A Lebanese child rides a camel in Beirut, during celebrations of the beginning of Eid al-Fitr. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Fishermen a giant rare kind of tuna fish on the shores of Tyr, and it weighs over 100 kg. (Hussein Saad / Assafir)

Fishermen caught a giant rare kind of tuna fish on the shores of Tyre, and it weighs over 100 kg. (Hussein Saad / Assafir)

A Lebanese protester holds an Arabic placard that reads:"Time has come to put an end to our suffering and close the landfill forever, No to the landfill, Yes to closing it," as he stands at the entrance to the largest landfill, where activists and protesters set up an open sit-in, in the coastal town of Naameh, south of Beirut, Lebanon. Garbage began to pile up on the streets of Beirut on Tuesday after the main trash collecting company stopped picking them up after residents of areas south of the capital closed the road leading to Lebanon's largest landfill in protest against the smell and pollution from the site. (Hussein Malla / AP)

A Lebanese protester holds an Arabic placard that reads:”Time has come to put an end to our suffering and close the landfill forever, No to the landfill, Yes to closing it,” as he stands at the entrance to the largest landfill, where activists and protesters set up an open sit-in, in the coastal town of Naameh, south of Beirut, Lebanon. Garbage began to pile up on the streets of Beirut on Tuesday after the main trash collecting company stopped picking them up after residents of areas south of the capital closed the road leading to Lebanon’s largest landfill in protest against the smell and pollution from the site. (Hussein Malla / AP)

A Lebanese woman passes by a pile of garbage on a Beirut street, Lebanon. Waste management company Sukleen said it had stopped collecting garbage in Beirut and Mount Lebanon, and won't resume until authorities secure a new dumping ground after Friday's closure of the Naameh landfill. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

A Lebanese woman passes by a pile of garbage on a Beirut street, Lebanon. Waste management company Sukleen said it had stopped collecting garbage in Beirut and Mount Lebanon, and won’t resume until authorities secure a new dumping ground after Friday’s closure of the Naameh landfill. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

A Lebanese woman holds her nose from the smell as she passes by a pile of garbage on a street in Beirut. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

A Lebanese woman holds her nose from the smell as she passes by a pile of garbage on a street in Beirut. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

Environmental activist throws a trash bag toward The Grand Serail in Beirut, during a protest inside Riad Solh Square, against the government who has failed in handling of the waste file. (Abbas Salman / Assafir)

Environmental activist throws a trash bag toward The Grand Serail in Beirut, during a protest inside Riad Solh Square, against the government who has failed in handling of the waste file. (Abbas Salman / Assafir)

Trash pile grows inside of Beirut's street as Lebanon's notoriously gridlock government has yet to take any action on the issue. (Hussam Chbaro / Almustaqbal)

Trash pile grows inside of Beirut’s street as Lebanon’s notoriously gridlock government has yet to take any action on the issue. (Hussam Chbaro / Almustaqbal)

People ride a Ferris wheel in an amusement park as they celebrate the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan at the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

People ride a Ferris wheel in an amusement park as they celebrate the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan at the port-city of Sidon, southern Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Muslims perform the Eid Al-Fitr prayer outside Al Ameen Mosque in downtown Beirut. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Muslims perform the Eid Al-Fitr prayer outside Al Ameen Mosque in downtown Beirut. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Syrian refugees living in Ouzaii coumpound pose with toy guns in front of a painted wall in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. (MAHMOUD ZAYYAT / AFP)

Syrian refugees living in Ouzaii coumpound pose with toy guns in front of a painted wall in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. (MAHMOUD ZAYYAT / AFP)

A man makes meat pastries ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan in Sidon.. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

A man makes meat pastries ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan in Sidon.. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Abu Farouk, 70, feeds his nightingale named 'Zico,' a local Lebanese pastry in front of his coffee shop in Hamra street, Beirut. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

Abu Farouk, 70, feeds his nightingale named ‘Zico,’ a local Lebanese pastry in front of his coffee shop in Hamra street, Beirut. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

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