Lebanese Armenians burn the flag of #Turkey, #Israel, and #Azerbaijan as they demonstrate outside the Turkish embassy, to protest against the fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, in #Rabieh, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 22 – 28 October

We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. – Elie Wiesel

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)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 15 – 21 October

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

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 man throws water on a #girl playing in a pool, during hot weather, amid concerns over the spread of #coronavirus disease, in #Saida, #Lebanon. (Ali Hashisho / REUTERS)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 21 – 27 May

To wake up from its long torpor, our country needs a strong dose of disrespect for kings – Naguib Mahfouz

#Hospital staff dance to the music of a band entertaining elderly patients in #coronavirus confinement at the #Siblin governmental hospital, #Lebanon. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 7 – 13 May

Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. Bob Riley

A supporter of #Hezbollah holds a photo of slain #Iranian general Qasem #Soleimani during a rally at southern suburb #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 13 – 19 February

He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician. Thomas Fuller

A #woman poses with her face painted with a red hand during a demonstration against #sexual harassment, rape and domestic violence, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Patrick Baz / Abaad / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 5 – 11 December

The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs. Shannon L. Alder

A woman drives through burning tires blocking a highway in #Lebanon 's northern port city of #Byblos ( #Jbeil). (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 31 October – 6 November

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. Ovid

A woman dancing during a demonstration in #Jounieh, #Lebanon. ( @blancheeid / Instagram )
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 17 – 23 October

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson

A sculpture presented during the Beirut Art Week 2019 on a street in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 12 – 18 September

Nice words and nice appearance doesn’t conclude that someone is nice, i believe that the nicer you look, the more deceptive you appear. Michael Bassey Johnson