If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all. – Noam Chomsky.

El Murr tower covered with colored shades hanging from its windows from the top to its bottom during an art happening by artist Jad el Khoury with the help of Basel Dalloul, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Eid / AFP)

El Murr tower covered with colored shades hanging from its windows from the top to its bottom during an art happening by artist Jad el Khoury with the help of Basel Dalloul, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Eid / AFP)

A supporter of PM Saad Hariri, chants slogans during a celebration after the parliamentary elections, at his house in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)

A supporter of PM Saad Hariri, chants slogans during a celebration after the parliamentary elections, at his house in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)

Bracelets decorated with the rainbow colors are displayed at a restaurant during the launch event of Beirut Pride week in Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

Bracelets decorated with the rainbow colors are displayed at a restaurant during the launch event of Beirut Pride week in Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)

Lebanese people watch as a whirling dervish dances in the capital Beirut, ahead of the start of Ramadan. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Lebanese people watch as a whirling dervish dances in the capital Beirut, ahead of the start of Ramadan. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Lebanese soldiers inspect the remants of a missile in Haberiyeh, Lebanon. (Karamallah Daher / REUTERS)

Lebanese soldiers inspect the remants of a missile in Haberiyeh, Lebanon. (Karamallah Daher / REUTERS)

Supporters of Hezbollah carry posters of commander Mustafa Badr al-Din during the 2nd anniversary of the assassination of Leader ‘Mustafa Amin Badr Al-Din', in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)

Supporters of Hezbollah carry posters of commander Mustafa Badr al-Din during the 2nd anniversary of the assassination of Leader ‘Mustafa Amin Badr Al-Din’, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)

Palestinians burn a picture of President Donald Trump during a sit-in inside the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp near Saida, southern Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Palestinians burn a picture of President Donald Trump during a sit-in inside the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp near Saida, southern Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

'Hona Beirut' (Here is Beirut) coffee shop by “MARCH” NGO at the front line between Chyah of Shiite majority and Kaskas districts of the Sunni majority in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)

‘Hona Beirut’ (Here is Beirut) coffee shop by “MARCH” NGO at the front line between Chyah of Shiite majority and Kaskas districts of the Sunni majority in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)

Protesters burn a large print of US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in the medieval Beaufort Castle, in Arnoun, Lebanon. (Ali DIA / AFP)

Protesters burn a large print of US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in the medieval Beaufort Castle, in Arnoun, Lebanon. (Ali DIA / AFP)

Palestinians and Lebanese hold a rally to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba near Beaufort Castle in Yehmor, Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

Palestinians and Lebanese hold a rally to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba near Beaufort Castle in Yehmor, Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)

You may also like

Leave a Reply