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Tents become makeshift homes for protesters seeking change in Lebanon

While some protesters living in tents are jobless and others have work, they are united in seeking a better future for their fellow Lebanese.
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BEIRUT ‌— Since the start of the Lebanese uprising this past October, the protest square in the center of Beirut — Martyrs' Square — has been filled with tents erected by revolutionaries. Amid reports and efforts by the Ministry of Interior to remove such tents, a large number of demonstrators and protesters rushed Jan. 28 to resist the Internal Security Forces’ attempt to remove barriers blocking the road around the square and protecting their tents.

Nazih Khalaf is among the revolutionaries who have not left Martyrs’ Square since the start of the mass protests on Oct. 17, 2019.

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