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Lebanon: March to Save Beirut’s Architectural Heritage

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Lebanon, Arts & Culture, History, Protest

“Beirut used to be a city of gorgeous mansions and gardens and now it has become a boring heap of high-rises and construction projects,” said Yvonne Sursock Cochrane [1], 88, founder of the Association for Protecting Natural Sites and Old Buildings in Lebanon. Around 150 Lebanese men and women marched [2]late Saturday in Beirut to protest against further destruction.