A man sweeps glass off the ground along a street outside the local branch of a #bank after it was vandalised by protesters earlier, in al-Nour Square in #Tripolilb, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 11 – 17 June

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. – Albert Camus

A boyscout helps another put on a surgical mask, as a precaution against #coronavirus disease, before taking part in a Palm Sunday procession, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 2 – 8 April

There were two classes of charitable people: one, the people who did a little and made a great deal of noise; the other, the people who did a great deal and made no noise at all. Charles Dickens

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

Demonstrators take part in a civilian #IndependenceDay parade in #Beirut's Martyr Square, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP) #لبنان_ينتفض
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 21 – 27 November

That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, toughens up, this is the reality we are living in. Lauryn Hill

Riot policemen help an injured protester after scuffles broke out between demonstrators and women police officers, on a road leading to the parliament building in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 14 – 20 November

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. – Nelson Mandela

Demonstrators stand on a traffic sign, sprayed with the words "Alaa [Abou Fakhr] did not migrate, Alaa died", on the road leading to the Presidential Palace in #Baabda, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP) #كلن_يعني_كلن
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 7 – 13 November

Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature made them. – Bertrand Russell

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

Women wearing bandanas showing the Lebanese national flag chant slogans during a demonstration in the northern city of #TripoliLB's al-Nour Square, #Lebanon. (Ibrahim CHALHOUB / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 24 – 30 October

If you do not see light at the end of the tunnel, consider it an opportunity to create an opening yourself, wherever you want. Ashok Kallarakkal

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

Jessica Macaulay of the #UK dives from the 20 metre cliff in Raouche during the first competition day of the fifth stop of the #RedBull Cliff Diving World Series in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Dean Treml / Red Bull)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 11 – 17 July

Beirut is the Elizabeth Taylor of cities: insane, beautiful, falling apart, ageing, and forever drama laden. She’ll also marry any infatuated suitor who promises to make her life more comfortable, no matter how inappropriate he is. – Rabih Alameddine