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· November, 2016

Stories about Lebanon from November, 2016

23 November 2016

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Bans Photojournalist for this ‘Unofficial’ Photo

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Hussein Baydoun was barred from photographing the PM after this image was published. Photographs he took during last year's ‘you stink’ protests against government corruption were featured in numerous outlets.

18 November 2016

A Mother’s Fight for Her Son Exposes Lebanon’s Institutionalized Sexism

Fatima Ali Hamze was arrested for refusing to give up custody of her son, sparking what could signal a new women's rights movement in Lebanon.

13 November 2016

Beirut Begins Destroying the City’s Last Public Beach

The people of Beirut were shocked this Saturday, when images of the city's last public beach, began circulating on social media, showing the site being destroyed by heavy construction equipment.

4 November 2016

It Took 2.5 Years, But Lebanon Finally Has a President Again

After a 2.5-year power vacuum, Lebanon finally has a president again. But what does it mean?