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Thousands of Lebanese hold ''You Stink'' campaign against Govt

Thousands of protesters in Lebanon are holding a record-breaking rally against politicians driven by `You Stink` campaign that started with the closure of the country` largest landfill in mid-July, resulting in garbage piling up on the streets of Beirut and beyond.


Thousands of Lebanese hold ''You Stink'' campaign against Govt

Sydney: Thousands of protesters in Lebanon are holding a record-breaking rally against politicians driven by `You Stink` campaign that started with the closure of the country` largest landfill in mid-July, resulting in garbage piling up on the streets of Beirut and beyond.

According to ABC News, the protests are being held against a political class accused of corruption and failing to provide basic services.Men, women and even children have been gathering at the iconic Martyrs Square to stage these protests.

The protest driven by the You Stink campaign is the country`s largest ever gathering organised by a civil society.

The protests, last weekend, turned violent while some protestors clashed with police.The You Stink campaign has stressed the non-partisan nature of the show of contempt for Lebanon`s leaders. 

 

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