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

The accumulation of waste in the streets of Beirut after the workers went on strike to not pay their dues by the government, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Marwan Tahtah / APA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 9 – 15 July

It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of them. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A woman takes photos with her phone of her relative on his scooter in front of burned tires and garbage containers set on fire, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 25 June – 1 July

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free. Dalai Lama

Agustina Canamero, 81, and Pascual Pérez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to minimise the risk of catching #coronavirus, at a nursing home in #Barcelona, #Spain. (Emilio Morenatti / AP)
International POW

International POW:23 – 29 June

The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you. – Nicholas Spark