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Peter van Agtmael
Lebanon is witnessing its biggest protests for fifteen years, with huge crowds marching in anger at corruption and the cost of living. The protests were triggered by a tax on WhatsApp voice calls, that the government quickly ditched, and leads to the resignation of prime minister Saad Hariri after reaching 'Dead End' in resolving anti-government protests which has paralyzed the country for nearly two weeks. Confrontations erupted between anti-government protesters and supporters of Hezbollah and Amal, who both have ministers in the parliament of Lebanon, and demonstrators are still in the streets. Magnum...

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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A barricaded street. Scenes from the...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square, the focus point of the...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Hezbollah supporters before brief clashes...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Riot police during brief clashes between...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors huddle to protect themselves...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Downtown after Amal and Hezbollah supporters...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. An injured man during brief clashes between...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Amal and Hezbollah supporters rampaging...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Distraught protestors in Riad El Solh...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A protestor arms himself with sticks against...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Chanting and singing during festivities...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Chanting and singing during festivities...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Chanting and singing during festivities...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A dance party in "The Egg." Scenes from...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors rebuild the destroyed tent...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Lebanese flags for sale. Scenes from...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Riad El Solh. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Scenes from the Lebanese Revolution.
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Sleeping protestors by a police blockade...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Conversations about the revolution at...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors block the entrance to the Ring...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A dance party in "The Egg." Scenes from...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Martyr's Square. Scenes from the Lebanese...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors at the Ring Road barricade...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A dance party in "The Egg." Scenes from...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors return in great numbers to...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A security forces barricade in Riad El...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A pile of destroyed tent frames after...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors return in great numbers to...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Vandalized building. Scenes from the...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A rainstorm at the barricade at the blocked...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors build a barricade at the blocked...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Protestors build a barricade at the blocked...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. A local resident watches protestors at...
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LEBANON. Beirut. 2019. Riot police at the blocked entrance to...
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