If you are going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill
Mariam recounts memories of protests-past with her late husband, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Timour Azhari)
Mariam recounts memories of protests-past with her late husband. She pulls out a picture of them sitting in front of security forces, but can’t remember the exact date. “I don’t read or write, you see. But we’ve been coming down for a long time- not for ourselves, for our children.” (Timour Azhari)
An artist preparing the wall for a new graffiti drawing in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
An artist preparing the wall for a new graffiti drawing in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
Volunteers gathered in Beirut to collect clothes and food donations from people for the @dafacampaign that aims to distribute it to poor and underprivileged people, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
Volunteers gathered in Beirut to collect clothes and food donations from people for the @dafacampaign that aims to distribute it to poor and underprivileged people, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban)
A riot officer fires rubber bullets toward anti-government protesters in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A riot officer fires rubber bullets toward anti-government protesters in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Teargas canisters dropping near the statue of Martyrs’ Square, in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. ( @mikeroscopik)
Teargas canisters dropping near the statue of Martyrs’ Square, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Mike Karam)
A building is seen between the cracks of the concrete block wall in #Beirut's Riad al-Solh in #Lebanon. (Marwan Tahtah)
A building is seen between the cracks of the concrete block wall in Beirut’s Riad al-Solh in Lebanon. (Marwan Tahtah)
Caroline Chabtini, who created the project of building a giant #Christmas tree with plastic bottles, poses in front of the work in #Chekka, northern #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Caroline Chabtini, who created the project of building a giant Christmas tree with plastic bottles, poses in front of the work in Chekka, northern Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A Lebanese protester holds a paper reading "Revolution" during a gathering outside of the French foreign ministry in #Paris, #France. (Francois Mori / AP)
A protester holds a paper reading “Revolution” during a gathering outside of the French foreign ministry in Paris, France. (Francois Mori / AP)
Supporters of #Hezbollah and #Amal Movement groups, background, fire firecrackers against the riot policemen, foreground, in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Supporters of Hezbollah and Amal Movement groups, background, fire firecrackers against the riot policemen, foreground, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A riot police officer stands next of a #Christmas tree during a protest in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
A riot police officer stands next of a Christmas tree during a protest in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Riot policemen run from firecrackers that fired by the supporters of #Hezbollah and #Amal Movement groups, as they try to attack the anti-government protesters’ squares, in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Riot policemen run from firecrackers that fired by the supporters of Hezbollah and Amal Movement groups, as they try to attack the anti-government protesters’ squares, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Riot police clash with supporters of #Hezbollah and #Amal groups as they were heading to the area where anti-government protests were taking place in central #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Riot police clash with supporters of Hezbollah and Amal groups as they were heading to the area where anti-government protests were taking place in central Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Supporters of #Hezbollah and #Amal groups (background) throw fireworks towards riot police during clashes in central #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Supporters of Hezbollah and Amal groups (background) throw fireworks towards Lebanese riot police during clashes in central Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Army soldiers arrest an anti-government protester as he attempts to block the highway during a protest at the Jal El Dib area north of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Army soldiers arrest an anti-government protester as he attempts to block the highway during a protest at the Jal El Dib area north of Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Protesters react amidst a cloud of smoke during anti-government protests in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Protesters react amidst a cloud of smoke during anti-government protests in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Protesters wave flags as they take part in an anti-government demonstration in the downtown area of the capital #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Protesters wave flags as they take part in an anti-government demonstration in the downtown area of the capital Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Visitors gather around a #Christmas tree made of discarded plastic water bottles in the northern coastal town of #Chekka, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Visitors gather around a Christmas tree made of discarded plastic water bottles in the northern coastal town of Chekka, Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Riot police clash with anti-government demonstrators (background) in the capital #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Riot police clash with anti-government demonstrators (background) in the capital Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Demonstrators use their phone lights during an anti-government protest in the downtown area of the capital #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Demonstrators use their phone lights during an anti-government protest in the downtown area of the capital Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
A protester kicks a tear gas grenade back at riot police during clashes in central #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
A protester kicks a tear gas grenade back at riot police during clashes in central Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Anti-government protesters wave flags and shout slogans during a protest against the reappointment of Saad #Hariri to the head of the government, at the entrance to parliament in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Anti-government protesters wave Lebanese flags and shout slogans during a protest against the reappointment of Saad Hariri to the head of the government, at the entrance to parliament in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
A burnt tent is seen after overnight violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A burnt tent is seen after overnight violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
An empty front page of @Annahar is displayed on a stand with other dailies to call on readers to donate money to help the newspaper in surviving in the economic hardship the country is facing in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
An empty front page of prominent Lebanese An-Nahar newspaper is displayed on a stand with other dailies in Beirut a caption reads ‘The newspaper that donated blood is asking you now to donate ink’ a way to call on readers to donate money to help the newspaper in surviving in the economic hardship Lebanon is facing in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Destroyed cars are pictured in central Beirut a day after young supporters of the country's two main #Shiite parties tried to attack a anti-government protest camp in central #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Destroyed cars are pictured in central Beirut a day after young supporters of the country’s two main Shiite parties tried to attack an anti-government protest camp in central Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Policemen who guard the parliament building, build an iron barrier on one of its entrances, after anti-government protests intensified over the weekend, on Foch Street in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Policemen who guard the parliament building, build an iron barrier on one of its entrances, after anti-government protests intensified over the weekend, on Foch Street in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
A 29-meter-high #Christmas #tree, made of discarded plastic water bottles in the northern coastal town of #Chekka, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A 29-meter-high Christmas tree, made of discarded plastic water bottles in the northern coastal town of Chekka, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A concrete barrier erected to close the entrances leading to Riad Al-Solh square in central #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
A concrete barrier erected to close the entrances leading to Riad Al-Solh square in central Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
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