If you want to know what is the current political and economic situation, you only have to see what has been happening in the last two days.

Protests has swept downtown Beirut, and other region, in demand of the normal basic rights that people need to have.

but with everything going through, the battle is still at its first step towards having a country that respect the people and their demands.

A protester imprint her thumb on photos of Lebanese member of the parliament, during a protest supporting the right to have a law that protect women from domestic violence. Rights activists claim that several amendments to the long-awaited law addressing domestic violence in Lebanon undermine the victory of Tuesday’s passage of the law by Parliament. ( Ellen Francis/whatrhymeswithellen.com)
A semi-naked man standing in Riad el Soloh square in downtown Beirut, protesting along with hundreds of public sector workers parliament’s failure to vote on a long-standing bill that would increase their pay. "Am I a human? Am I lebanese? I am an ass" (Haifa Zeaiter/facebook)
A semi-naked man standing in Riad el Soloh square in downtown Beirut, protesting along with hundreds of public sector workers parliament’s failure to vote on a long-standing bill that would increase their pay. “Am I a human? Am I lebanese? I am an ass” (Haifa Zeaiter/facebook)
Civil servants and teachers protest near Parliament in Riyad Solh Square. (Mahmoud Kheir/The Daily Star)
A Lebanese army vehicle carrying Lebanese soldiers is deployed on the street of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, in the first stage of a plan aimed at quelling deadly Syria-linked violence in the city. The operation comes after ministers gave orders last week for security forces to move into the city, where at least 30 people were killed in two weeks of fighting in March. (IBRAHIM CHALHOUB/AFP)
Lebanese soldiers carry the coffin of their comrade Mahmoud Ibrahim Hajj Hassan who died in a suicide bombing, during his funeral in the village of Talia in the Bekaa Valley. The soldier was killed when a suicide car bomber exploded his vehicle at an army checkpoint in the Arsal region near the border with Syria in eastern Lebanon killing three soldiers and wounding four. (STR/AFP)
Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin performs on stage during the final episode of the Arabic television show ‘The Voice’, aired live from Beirut. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
Sattar Saad from Iraq poses with his trophy flashing the sign of victory after he was named the winner of the Arabic television show ‘The Voice’, during the final episode aired live from Beirut. Satar Saad won the Saudi-owned TV MBCs Arab version of the reality television singing competition, which featured 100 participants from across the Arab world. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
The Directorate General of the Presidency of the Republic announced the design of a new seal for the Presidency, a first since Independence. The new seal will be formally adopted for different events as well as the correspondence of the President and the Presidency. (presidency.gov.lb)
DISCOVER MONOT-HUVELIN is the 5th Car Free Day organized by Achrafieh 2020 and “L’Amicale de la Faculté de Droit de l’USJ” with the aim to celebrate the St Joseph day and shed awareness around a Cleaner & Healthier living. (Achrafieh2020)
Grand Serail – shown in the photo – in addition to the presidential palace, were switched off for  the “Earth Hour” event. Lebanon. (EarthHourLb)
KFC reopened its Tripoli, north Lebanon, branch after it got burned by demonstrators back in September 2012. And in the photo, the old staff is protesting against KFC refusal to give them their job back. (Twitter)
Bassel Tarhini, a Lebanese 14 years, arrived at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, north-eastern Tanzania, which is considered as the highest peak in Africa. (OLJ)
More than 1300 person attended Tripoli’s Bikeathon that aimed at “reflecting the real image of Tripoli” as a city of peace and a city that loves life. (internet)
AUB students erect tents on campus in protest of proposed tuition hike. (Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)

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