A year on, Lebanon’s protests have faded and life has got worse

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One year after Lebanese erupted in rage against politicians they blamed for economic collapse, squares once packed with angry demonstrators are empty and camps set up to shelter the protesters lie deserted.

While the anger has not gone away since mass protests swept the country late last year, there is little energy left as the pandemic spreads, unemployment rises and the capital city reels from a huge explosion in August that left thousands homeless.

Some of those who did demonstrate against the authorities in the aftermath of that accident were met with teargas and police batons.

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A year on, Lebanon’s protests have faded and life has got worse


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