The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Parents of students studying abroad sit on the floor as they block the main road leading to Hamra street during a protest demanding the quick application of the student dollar law in front of Lebanese Central Bank in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Parents of students studying abroad sit on the floor as they block the main road leading to Hamra street during a protest demanding the quick application of the student dollar law in front of Lebanese Central Bank in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Students wearing health protection masks, as classes resume as the #coronavirus lockdown has been lifted in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Shakib Erslan / An Nahar)
Students wearing health protection masks, as classes resume as the coronavirus lockdown has been lifted in Beirut, Lebanon. (Shakib Erslan / An Nahar)
#Hezbollah legal representative Ibrahim Mussawi, right, walks outside the justice ministry as he arrives to speak with journalists in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Joseph Barrak / AlJoumhouria)
Hezbollah legal representative Ibrahim Mussawi, right, walks outside the justice ministry as he arrives to speak with journalists in Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Barrak / AlJoumhouria)
A symbolic sit-in in front of the Palace of Justice to demand that the judiciary reveal the truth in the investigation of the #Beirut port explosion, #Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nida AlWatan)
A symbolic sit-in in front of the Palace of Justice to demand that the judiciary reveal the truth in the investigation of the Beirut port explosion, Lebanon. (Fadel Itani / Nida AlWatan)
Students celebrating the “unprecedented victory” of The Secular Club in the student elections at the Saint Joseph University ( #USJ), in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Ramzi Hage / Nida AlWatan)
Students celebrating the “unprecedented victory” of The Secular Club in the student elections at the Saint Joseph University (USJ), in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ramzi Hage / Nida AlWatan)
People gather around illuminated #Christmas tree at Sassine Square in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Houssam Shbaro / Anadolu Agency)
People gather around illuminated Christmas tree at Sassine Square in Beirut, Lebanon. (Houssam Shbaro / Anadolu Agency)
A #woman looks at a protective mask baring a hot number with the 24/7 helpline of @AbaadMENA hidden inside the mask to report any sexual harassment, abuse and gender-based violence, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (PATRICK BAZ / ABAAD) #SafetyForSafekeepers
A Palestinian woman looks at a protective mask baring a hot number with the 24/7 helpline of ABAAD NGO hidden inside the mask to report any sexual harassment, abuse and gender-based violence, in Beirut, Lebanon. (PATRICK BAZ / ABAAD)
Students take a class as the country started lifting #Coronavirus lockdown measures gradually, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Students take a class as the country started lifting Coronavirus lockdown measures gradually, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
An anti-government protester holds an Arabic sign that reads: "Our money is not yours. Return our stolen money," during a protest in front of the building of the Lebanese Association of Banks in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
An anti-government protester holds an Arabic sign that reads: “Our money is not yours. Return our stolen money,” during a protest in front of the building of the Lebanese Association of Banks in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
People take cover under a bridge from the heavy fall rain and hail as a storm cloud passes over downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
People take cover under a bridge from the heavy fall rain and hail as a storm cloud passes over downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Demonstrators gather on a bridge to protest against the removal of subsidies in Beirut, Lebanon December 7, 2020. Picture taken December 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
People with Physical Disabilities protest on the eve of the fourth mensiversary of #Beirut's blast demanding their rights and calling for judgment in Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
People with Physical Disabilities protest on the eve of the fourth mensiversary of Beirut’s blast demanding their rights and calling for judgment in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A Syrian refugee holds a placard during a sit-in near the #UNHCR offices in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
A Syrian refugee holds a placard during a sit-in near the UNHCR offices in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Parents of students studying abroad sit on the floor as they block the main road during a protest demanding the quick application of the student dollar law in front of Lebanese Central bank in #Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Parents of students studying abroad sit on the floor as they block the main road during a protest demanding the quick application of the student dollar law in front of Lebanese Central bank in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
The Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Toufic Maatouk performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem during the Beirut Chants Festival at St. Joseph Church in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
The Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Toufic Maatouk performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem during the Beirut Chants Festival at St. Joseph Church in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Families of the Beirut port explosion victims hold their pictures during a protest to demand a faster investigation into the causes of the explosion after four months since the blast, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Families of the Beirut port explosion victims hold their pictures during a protest to demand a faster investigation into the causes of the explosion after four months since the blast, in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
A Muslim woman attends the #Christmas tree lighting ceremony in #Gemmayzeh neighbourhood, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
A Muslim woman attends the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Gemmayzeh neighborhood, Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
An anti-government protester waves a Lebanese flag during a protest to demand the expedition of the investigation after almost four months of the blast at Beirut port in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
An anti-government protester waves a Lebanese flag during a protest to demand the expedition of the investigation after almost four months of the blast at Beirut port in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
People watch as a bike and car drift during a motorshow in #Saida, #Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
People watch as a bike and car drift during a motorshow in Saida, Lebanon. (Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP)
People gather next to a giant #Christmas tree which has been officially lit up at the Ashrafieh area in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
People gather next to a giant Christmas tree which has been officially lit up at the Ashrafieh area in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
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