Look what they’ve done to Lebanon. In reality and in the eyes of the world. Who are “they”? The ruling oligarchy and the establishment that shamelessly serves it.
Here are just a few samples of how Lebanon’s is now seen throughout the world. I rather not comment any further but ask one simple question to my fellow Lebanese: what are you going to do about it?
Video give birds-eye views of Lebanon's ‘rivers of rubbish’ https://t.co/FRNuVjugwk pic.twitter.com/WNHcS820qm— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) March 9, 2016
'You Stink' activists air video showing flowing rivers of Lebanon trash https://t.co/KYvWZymcbY pic.twitter.com/rmFrDkBGV7— The Japan Times (@japantimes) March 8, 2016
Liban : «Qui ira au dépotoir en premier : les ordures ou le gouvernement ?» https://t.co/xMY6cAFesN pic.twitter.com/68b3rYiL7n— Libération (@libe) March 9, 2016
[Zapnet] L’incroyable montagne d’ordures de Beyrouth https://t.co/O71hH126xI pic.twitter.com/v3UpI9mLGo— Rue89 (@Rue89) March 5, 2016
How beautiful Lebanon is becoming a rubbish tip
For the past eight months rubbish has been piling up in Beirut, the Lebanese capital, according to Guardian Cities.Public outrage over health risks gave rise to the protest group You Stink whose parody video highlights the difference between a recent tourism ministry video and reality: from sparkling blue rivers to rivers of rubbish.
Posted by The Guardian on Thursday, March 10, 2016