When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.      

Bayard Rustin

Saad #Hariri supporters carry the Future Movement flag as face anti-government protesters in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
Saad Hariri supporters carry the Future Movement flag as face anti-government protesters in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hasan Shaaban / The Daily Star)
Flames rise from the Revolution fist which is a symbol of the 2019 October uprising, after it was set on fire by supporters of Saad #Hariri at Martyrs' Square, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Flames rise from the Revolution fist which is a symbol of the 2019 October uprising, after it was set on fire by supporters of Saad Hariri at Martyrs’ Square, Beirut, Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
In an unintentional arrangement, an all-female crew staffed a Lebanese Middle East Airlines (MEA) flight for the first time in #MEA’s history, flying from #Beirut to #Cairo. ( @israaharb / Instagram)
In an unintentional arrangement, an all-female crew staffed a Lebanese Middle East Airlines (MEA) flight for the first time in MEA’s history, flying from Beirut to Cairo. (Israa Harb / Instagram)
Anti-government protesters carry a placard that reads in Arabic 'Saad do not dream on it any more,' during a protest against Saad #Hariri in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Anti-government protesters carry a placard that reads in Arabic ‘Saad do not dream on it any more,’ during a protest against Saad Hariri in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
The “Revolution fist”, symbol of the 17October uprising, burns after it was set on fire by supporters of former prime minister Saad Hariri, in Beirut, Lebanon. (AFP)
The “Revolution fist”, symbol of the 17October uprising, burns after it was set on fire by supporters of former prime minister Saad Hariri, in Beirut, Lebanon. (AFP)
The symbol of the #17October protest is set on fire allegedly by supporters of Saad #Hariri at Martyr's square in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
The symbol of the 17October protest is set on fire allegedly by supporters of Saad Hariri at Martyr’s square in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
An anti-government protester shows her hand covered with red paint as a gesture of blood during a demonstration to protest against corruption near the house of the Parliament Speaker Nabih #Berri, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
An anti-government protester shows her hand covered with red paint as a gesture of blood during a demonstration to protest against corruption near the house of the Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Candles are lit on a shell-shaped monument in homage to the people who died at sea trying to escape from misery, in #TripoliLB, #Lebanon. ( @entuall / Hans Lucas)
Candles are lit on a shell-shaped monument in homage to the people who died at sea trying to escape from misery, in Tripoli, Lebanon. (Pierre Raimbault / Hans Lucas)
A young #woman with her fist up sings slogans during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the “17 October Revolution” in #TripoliLB , #Lebanon. (Pierre Raimbault / Hans Lucas) #لبنان_ينتفض
A young woman with her fist up sings slogans during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the “17 October Revolution” in Tripoli, Lebanon. (Pierre Raimbault / Hans Lucas)
Hayat Nazer’s sculpture “Heart of Revolution” is seen by Beirut #port during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the “17 October Revolution” in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Ammar Abd Rabbo / Abaca)
Hayat Nazer’s sculpture “Heart of Revolution” is seen by Beirut port during a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the “17 October Revolution” in Beirut, Lebanon. (Ammar Abd Rabbo / Abaca)
The streets leading to the area around the parliament building under military guard, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Pierre Raimbault / Hans Lucas)
The streets leading to the area around the parliament building under military guard, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Pierre Raimbault / Hans Lucas)
A man picks olives in Borj Qalaouiye, south #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A man picks olives in Borj Qalaouiye, south Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Anti-government activists gather near an anthropomorphic torch lit at site of #Beirutport blast during a march to mark the 1st anniversary of the protests against the economic situation and political impasse, in #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Anti-government activists gather near an anthropomorphic torch lit at site of Beirut port blast during a march to mark the 1st anniversary of the protests against the economic situation and political impasse, in Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Cypriot standup paddle boarder Christis Michaelides paddles from #Cyprus to #Lebanon to raise funds and awareness for #Beirut. (Yiannis Kourtoglou / REUTERS)
Cypriot standup paddle boarder Christis Michaelides paddles from Cyprus to Lebanon to raise funds and awareness for Beirut. (Yiannis Kourtoglou / REUTERS)
A demonstrator holds a Lebanese flag during a protest as Lebanese mark one year since the start of nation-wide protests in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
A demonstrator holds a Lebanese flag during a protest as Lebanese mark one year since the start of nation-wide protests in Beirut, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
A statue of a woman carrying the torch of revolution made of glass and the rubble that resulted from the explosion at the #Beirut port on 04 August, was placed opposite the site of the explosion in the port, to mark the one year anniversary of the beginning of the anti-government protest movement, in #Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)
A statue of a woman carrying the torch of revolution made of glass and the rubble that resulted from the explosion at the Beirut port on 04 August, was placed opposite the site of the explosion in the port, to mark the one year anniversary of the beginning of the anti-government protest movement, in Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)
Protesters carry torches during a demonstration marking the one year anniversary of the beginning of a nationwide anti-government protest movement, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP) #لبنان_ينتفض
Protesters carry torches during a demonstration marking the one year anniversary of the beginning of a nationwide anti-government protest movement, in Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Anti-government protesters gather in front of a statue, representing the torch of the revolution, to mark the one year anniversary of the beginning of the anti-government protest movement, in front of the port, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA) #لبنان_ينتفض
Anti-government protesters gather in front of a statue, representing the torch of the revolution, to mark the one year anniversary of the beginning of the anti-government protest movement, in front of the port, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Nabil Mounzer / EPA)
A protester lifts a national flag during a demonstration marking the one year anniversary of the beginning of a nationwide anti-government protest movement, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP) #لبنان_ينتفض
A protester lifts a national flag during a demonstration marking the one year anniversary of the beginning of a nationwide anti-government protest movement, in Beirut, Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
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