Lebanon POW: 22- 28 October

Talking about pollution, nobody’s holy. They who pollute, sinned against nature. ― Toba Beta.

A man pushes a stroller next to the waste mount in Bourj Hammoud landfill during a Lebanese activists from 'You Stink' movement campaign to remove waste from Beirut river. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

A man pushes a stroller next to the waste mount in Bourj Hammoud landfill during a Lebanese activists from ‘You Stink’ movement campaign to remove waste from Beirut river. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Lebanese activists from 'You Stink' movement ride on a bulldozer as they carry a placard with Arabic word reading 'We want Lebanon protected and not landfill', during a campaign to remove waste from Beirut river, near the landfill Bourj Hammoud, where there are fears the uncollected waste might pose environmental problems in the upcoming rainy season. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Lebanese activists from ‘You Stink’ movement ride on a bulldozer as they carry a placard with Arabic word reading ‘We want Lebanon protected and not landfill’, during a campaign to remove waste from Beirut river, near the landfill Bourj Hammoud, where there are fears the uncollected waste might pose environmental problems in the upcoming rainy season. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Heavy rainfall triggered streams of trash to flow through Beirut’s streets, causing traffic congestion and widespread rivers of garbage. (Ahmed Hindawi)

Heavy rainfall triggered streams of trash to flow through Beirut’s streets, causing traffic congestion and widespread rivers of garbage. (Ahmed Hindawi)

Relatives of the Safwan family, that drowned on a boat carrying them from Turkey to Greece, mourn on their coffins during their funeral in Beirut's southern suburb of Ouzai. Seven members of a Lebanese family who died trying to reach Greece by boat were buried on Thursday in Beirut and survivors described watching their loved ones perish before their eyes. Members of the Safwan family said the dead, who included a pregnant woman and two children, had left poor living conditions in Lebanon to seek a better life in Europe, like hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing war in Syria. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

Relatives of the Safwan family, that drowned on a boat carrying them from Turkey to Greece, mourn on their coffins during their funeral in Beirut’s southern suburb of Ouzai. Seven members of a Lebanese family who died trying to reach Greece by boat were buried on Thursday in Beirut and survivors described watching their loved ones perish before their eyes. Members of the Safwan family said the dead, who included a pregnant woman and two children, had left poor living conditions in Lebanon to seek a better life in Europe, like hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing war in Syria. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

Girls carry portraits of Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during the funeral of three Hezbollah fighters who were killed while fighting alongside Syrian army forces in Syria in Nabatieh town. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Girls carry portraits of Iran’s late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during the funeral of three Hezbollah fighters who were killed while fighting alongside Syrian army forces in Syria in Nabatieh town. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

A Shi'ite Muslim boy bleeds after tapping his forehead with a razor during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Nabatieh town. Ashura, the most important day in the Shi'ite calendar, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

A Shi’ite Muslim boy bleeds after tapping his forehead with a razor during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Nabatieh town. Ashura, the most important day in the Shi’ite calendar, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters during a rare public appearance at an Ashura ceremony in Beirut's southern suburbs. (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)

Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters during a rare public appearance at an Ashura ceremony in Beirut’s southern suburbs. (Khalil Hassan / REUTERS)

Special forces of Hezbollah aim their weapons as they stand above a pick-up truck during Ashura Day procession in southern Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Special forces of Hezbollah aim their weapons as they stand above a pick-up truck during Ashura Day procession in southern Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Hezbollah supporters shout slogans as they march during Ashura Day procession in southern Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Hezbollah supporters shout slogans as they march during Ashura Day procession in southern Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (L) speaks to the crowd during Ashura Day in southern Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (L) speaks to the crowd during Ashura Day in southern Beirut. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

The temples of Baalbek, a UNESCO world heritage site in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley, illuminated in blue light as part of the 'Turn the World UN Blue' Campaign to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. (AFP)

The temples of Baalbek, a UNESCO world heritage site in Lebanon’s eastern Bekaa Valley, illuminated in blue light as part of the ‘Turn the World UN Blue’ Campaign to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. (AFP)

Workers add freshly-harvested olives to a press at a mill in the village of Deddeh in Lebanon's Koura district. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Workers add freshly-harvested olives to a press at a mill in the village of Deddeh in Lebanon’s Koura district. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Police detained several activists who interrupted the speech of French Senate President Gerard Larcher at the opening of the 22nd Francophone Book Fair at Biel, for demanding freedom to Georges Abdallah. (Abbas Salman)

Police detained several activists who interrupted the speech of French Senate President Gerard Larcher at the opening of the 22nd Francophone Book Fair at Biel, for demanding freedom to Georges Abdallah. (Abbas Salman)

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