Lebanon: Protests over new government continue

Anti-government protests continued in Beirut on Monday, following the formation of a new government under Prime Minister Hassan Diab. Footage shows protesters marching behind banners and dancing to music. The protest takes place as the Lebanese Parliament is set to discuss the 2020 budget, put forth by the last government. Former PM Saad Hariri resigned in October in response to mass protests... Еще over corruption and mismanagement. Protests over economic stagnation and corruption have been taking place in Beirut since October 2019. The trigger was a raft of new taxes, also targeting WhatsApp calls, designed to tackle the country's high public debt.

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