The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

Ayn Rand
Army soldiers negotiate with protesters in order to re-open the main highway in #Jounieh, #Lebanon. (Hussam Chbaro)
Army soldiers negotiate with protesters in order to re-open the main highway in Jounieh, Lebanon. (Hussam Chbaro)
A group of protesters demonstrate against the legalization of public maritime property in the Jiyeh region, #Lebanon. (Rabih Yassine)
A group of protesters demonstrate against the legalization of public maritime property in the Jiyeh region, Lebanon. (Rabih Yassine)
Minister of Health Hamad Hassan during a celebration in his honour, in tribute to his "success" in the fight against the #coronavirus, in #Baalbeck, #Lebanon. (unknown)
Minister of Health Hamad Hassan during a celebration in his honor, in tribute to his “success” in the fight against the coronavirus, in Baalbeck, Lebanon. (unknown)
People wearing masks, wait in line near an #ATM machine, in #Lebanon. (Nida Alwatan)
People wearing masks, wait in line near an ATM machine, in Lebanon. (Nida Alwatan)
A man walks below a banner that reads “#Coronavirus is a real, not an illusion” through Souk al-Ahad as the market opens for the first time for three months, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamad Azakir / The Daily Star)
A man walks below a banner that reads “Coronavirus is a real, not an illusion” through Souk al-Ahad as the market opens for the first time for three months, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamad Azakir / The Daily Star)
Dozens of protesters staged a sit-in denouncing the laws that criminalize peaceful criticism of the presidency, outside of #Beirut’s Justice Palace, #Lebanon. (Mohamad Azakir / The Daily Star)
Dozens of protesters staged a sit-in denouncing the laws that criminalize peaceful criticism of the presidency, outside of Beirut’s Justice Palace, Lebanon. (Mohamad Azakir / The Daily Star)
A protest in solidarity with the arrested Kinda El-Khatib, in front of the Military Court, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Assal / Annahar)
A protest in solidarity with the arrested Kinda El-Khatib, in front of the Military Court, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Assal / Annahar)
A man picks up waste at a dump, as the country struggles with its trash and economic crisis, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A man picks up waste at a dump, as the country struggles with its trash and economic crisis, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Children play after further easing of #coronavirus lockdown measures, at the Sanayeh park in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Children play after further easing of coronavirus lockdown measures, at the Sanayeh park in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A man jumps into a swimming pool after easing #coronavirus restrictions, in #Rmaileh, south of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
A man jumps into a swimming pool after easing coronavirus restrictions, at Laguava Resort, in Rmaileh, south of Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Hussein / AP)
A partial solar #eclipse is seen behind a minaret of the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
A partial solar eclipse is seen behind a minaret of the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
People gather at a currency exchange shop in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
People gather at a currency exchange shop in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Police municipality stands guard to provide security in the area, due to rising crime in the country, as the economy collapses and the crisis pushes more people into poverty, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Police municipality stands guard to provide security in the area, due to rising crime in the country, as the economy collapses and the crisis pushes more people into poverty, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
People exchange Lebanese LIRA and US dollar notes on the black market in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
People exchange Lebanese LIRA and US dollar notes on the black market in Beirut, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
People watch as Hiba Al Kawas performs onstage during an online concert streamed live from #Zaitunay Bay as part of the #Music Festival 2020, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
People watch as Lebanese operatic soprano and composer Hiba Al Kawas performs onstage during an online concert streamed live from Zaitunay Bay as part of the Music Festival 2020, in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanese citizens, across the country, displaying the content of their near-empty refrigerators, due to the economic crisis, in #Lebanon. (Anwar Amro and Ibrahim Chalhoub and Mahmoud Zayyat / AFP)
Lebanese citizens, across the country, displaying the content of their near-empty refrigerators, due to the economic crisis, in Lebanon. (Anwar Amro and Ibrahim Chalhoub and Mahmoud Zayyat / AFP)
#Ethiopian domestic workers who were dismissed by their employers gather with their belongings outside their country’s embassy in #Hazmiyeh, east of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Ethiopian domestic workers who were dismissed by their employers gather with their belongings outside their country’s embassy in Hazmiyeh, east of Beirut, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
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