A partially-completed 300-square-metre Lebanese national flag made up from plastic bottles, caps, and empty bullet cartridge in #Bnachii, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim Chalhoub / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 19 – 25 November

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. Mark Twain

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

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

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

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