Protesters attack Ministry of Commerce building in Beirut on … and security forces intervene

In protest against die persistent deterioration in economic and living conditions in the country and in In the absence of a solution, Lebanese protesters attacked the Ministry of Commerce building on Sunday evening in the capital Beirut and tried to die Door to the storm breaking it down before die Security forces evicted them.

Dozens of demonstrators gathered on “Martyrs Square” in the center of the capital, Beirut in close to the ministry building and shut off traffic on the street for some time while others stood at some entrances to the parliament building in near the square assembled security reinforcements to prevent die Protesters die Concrete and iron walls of the building pass.

These developments come after activists took part in a protest sit-in entitled “The People Decide” in front of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) in Zentralbeirut had called for “the withdrawal of confidence” from the corrupt system, “as they put it.

bad economic crisis

It is worth noting that Lebanon has been suffering from an unprecedented severe economic crisis for a year and a half, die encompassed all areas of life in the country and led to a record drop in the value of the national currency against the dollar, such as a lack of fuel and medicines as well as a decline in purchasing power.

The situation also worsened with the outbreak of the new coronavirus in the country and die Disaster of the explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4th last year.

Since October 2019, the country has witnessed popular protests in which die ruling political elite accused of “corruption” amid a political battle over die Government formation and die Distribution of positions and roles.

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