Lebanon: Restrictions and disinformation amid protests

published 3 weeks ago by France 24

Nationwide demonstrations continue in Lebanon. They are the largest the country has seen in 15 years, despite an unprecedented package of economic reforms proposed by the government. The opposition movement, which has united the nation across sectarian divides, is calling for an overhaul of a political system it calls corrupt. As ever, the media is playing a significant role. For more, we talk to Kareem Chehayeb, an independent journalist and human rights researcher in Beirut.

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