Lebanon: Laborer's Strike

I woke up to the sounds coming from the TV screen this morning, as LBC covered the events going on in Beirut's southern suburbs, Mazraa, Barbir and Mar Elias, among other locations, writes Antoun, from Lebanon. Inspired by the political developments, the blogger writes a poem which says: ‘Hundreds of angry Shiite kids,
no older than the age of ten,
are burning thousands of rubber tires
to block the road leading to the airport.
Today is a “Laborer's Strike”.’

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