An anti-government protester sit next to a placard showing ruins of an explosion, during protest in front Justice palace in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 17 – 23 September

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. Napoleon Bonaparte

Damaged windshield of a vandalized police car by the anti-government protesters during a protest on the road leading to the Presidential palace in #Baabda, #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 10 – 16 September

God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one. Rumi

A woman wrapping herself in the Lebanese flag, holds up a noose as she takes part in a memorial demonstration to mark one month since #Beirut's massive explosion, #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 3 – 9 September

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. Elie Wiesel

Anti-government protesters carry a sign with pictures of unknown people hanging on the gallows during a protest in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (IBRAHIM DIRANI / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 27 August – 2 September

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. James Bovard

A #cat sits between rubble and debris of destroyed houses and buildings near the site of the deadly blast in the port of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 20 – 26 August

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall — think of it, ALWAYS. Gandhi

Karlen, the wife of 37-year-old fireman Charbel Karam, cries during the funeral procession of three firefighters from the same family in their hometown of #Qartaba, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 13 – 19 August

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. Benjamin Franklin

A noose and a gallows hanging from the Martyrs' Statue along with Lebanese national flags, at the Martyrs' Square in the centre of #Lebanon's capital #Beirut. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 6 -12 August

I have been heaven’s substitute to recompense the good – now the god of vengeance yields to me his power to punish the wicked! Alexandre Dumas

An injured man rests in a chair after a large explosion in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Daniel Carde / Getty Images)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 30 July – 5 August

So tired you want to quit, then you get more tired, and forget to quit. Charles Bukowski

A woman raises her arms in front of security forces standing guard in front of the World Bank offices in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 23 – 29 July

Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. Friedrich Nietzsche

A hundred people gathered to support the people arrested during the Lebanese uprising, in front of the Justice Palace, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Laurent Perpigna Iban / Hans Lucas)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 16 – 22 July

It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. – Madeleine Albright