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‘One Hub from north to south’: Protesters form human chain Throughout Lebanon

Demonstrators formed a human chain throughout Lebanon as a part of continuing anti-government protests.

They had been trying to form a series across 170 campuses across the rocky shore.

Calls for forming the individual chain were published on social networking, AFP reported on Saturday.

“I decided to engage now since it intends to demonstrate that we’re united, Lebanon from the north to its south, also this is the only aim in the human series. We’re one, 1 hub, from north to south,” protester Rania Geagea Khawaja told Reuters.

“What’s occurring is evidence of how peacefully we’re protesting, once you see people all holding hands together with a single hub,” she explained.

Anti-government protests have suffered for the last 11 days in Lebanon, which is afflicted by an economic meltdown.

Demonstrators have been predicting for the government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri to be held liable for endemic corruption.

Although the government has passed some reforms because of the start of the protests, a lot of men and women remain unconvinced.

Lebanon’s debt is 150 percent of its GDP, which makes it among the most populous nations.

Corruption is also a massive problem, together with the nation rated 138 of 180 countries on Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index in 2018.

Lebanon has also been destabilized by an influx of more than one million Syrian refugees.

Solidarity demonstrations from Lebanese residing overseas also have taken place around the world.