Lebanon POW: 29 October – 4 November

We insult her everyday on TV And wonder why she has no guts or confidence. When she’s young we kill her will to be free while telling her not to be so smart we put her down for being so dumb ― John Lennon

Lebanese protesters hold torches during a demonstration organized by "You Stink" campaign, to protest against the ongoing country's trash crisis. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Lebanese protesters hold torches during a demonstration organized by “You Stink” campaign, to protest against the ongoing country’s trash crisis. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Garbage piled up on the edge of Beirut river. The garbage collection crisis erupted in Beirut on July 17 after the capital's overflowing landfill was closed. The crisis has allowed piles of garbage to accumulate, covering most streets across the capital and Mount Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Garbage piled up on the edge of Beirut river. The garbage collection crisis erupted in Beirut on July 17 after the capital’s overflowing landfill was closed. The crisis has allowed piles of garbage to accumulate, covering most streets across the capital and Mount Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Garbage is piled near buildings in Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

Garbage is piled near buildings in Beirut. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)

A jockey rides his horse as he competes during a horse race along a beach at the port-city of Sidon. The race was organised by the city's municipality. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

A jockey rides his horse as he competes during a horse race along a beach at the port-city of Sidon. The race was organised by the city’s municipality. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Lebanese participants ride bicycles at downtown Beirut. More than 7000 participants rode their bicycles through the streets of Beirut under the slogan 'stop your car ride a bike'. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Lebanese participants ride bicycles at downtown Beirut. More than 7000 participants rode their bicycles through the streets of Beirut under the slogan ‘stop your car ride a bike’. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Lebanese protesters wave the national flag and shout slogans during a demonstration organised by civil society groups, to protest against the country's ongoing trash crisis in the capital Beirut. Streets in parts of Lebanon turned into rivers of garbage as heavy rains washed through mountains of trash that have piled up during a months-long waste collection crisis. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Lebanese protesters wave the national flag and shout slogans during a demonstration organised by civil society groups, to protest against the country’s ongoing trash crisis in the capital Beirut. Streets in parts of Lebanon turned into rivers of garbage as heavy rains washed through mountains of trash that have piled up during a months-long waste collection crisis. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

You Stink movement members carrying banners reading in Arabic 'you Stink' march against the ongoing garbage crisis, Beirut. Despite protests involving thousands of participants in the You Stink movements early days, support has dwindled, blamed according to some reports on violence against private property by alleged movement members and a failure to capitalise on concessions made by the Lebanese Government in the face of their demands. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

You Stink movement members carrying banners reading in Arabic ‘you Stink’ march against the ongoing garbage crisis, Beirut. Despite protests involving thousands of participants in the You Stink movements early days, support has dwindled, blamed according to some reports on violence against private property by alleged movement members and a failure to capitalise on concessions made by the Lebanese Government in the face of their demands. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)

Dark clouds form over the Mediterranean sea in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Dark clouds form over the Mediterranean sea in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)

Lebanese TV station LBCI’s anchorwoman Dima Sadek arrives at a Beirut court, as she appeared before a judge on the backdrop of a complaint filed by Hezbollah against her. The lawsuit was filed after Sadek hosted a TV episode on corruption, accusing Hezbollah of being involved in corrupt operations. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Lebanese TV station LBCI’s anchorwoman Dima Sadek arrives at a Beirut court, as she appeared before a judge on the backdrop of a complaint filed by Hezbollah against her. The lawsuit was filed after Sadek hosted a TV episode on corruption, accusing Hezbollah of being involved in corrupt operations. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

A view of Beirut's Avenue des Francais as it was taken in a postcard taken by l'Agence Economique and published by La Maison d'Art Colonial in 1925. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

A view of Beirut’s Avenue des Francais as it was taken in a postcard taken by l’Agence Economique and published by La Maison d’Art Colonial in 1925. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Lebanese protesters carry banners and national flags during a demonstration organised by civil society groups, to protest against the country's ongoing trash crisis in the capital Beirut. The front banner in Arabic reads, Lebanon in the time of cholera. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

Lebanese protesters carry banners and national flags during a demonstration organised by civil society groups, to protest against the country’s ongoing trash crisis in the capital Beirut. The front banner in Arabic reads, Lebanon in the time of cholera. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)

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