Lebanon pupils join demos

Oman Daily Observer - - FRONT PAGE -

BEIRUT: Thou­sands of high school stu­dents across Lebanon skipped classes on Fri­day for a third day in a row to carry on the flame of the coun­try’s anti-graft move­ment. Across Lebanon, stu­dents protested out­side state in­sti­tu­tions and banks in­clud­ing in the south­ern city of Saida, Tripoli in the north and the east’s Baal­bek. Lebanon has since Oc­to­ber 17 been gripped by mas­sive cross-sec­tar­ian protests de­mand­ing a com­plete re­vamp­ing of a po­lit­i­cal sys­tem they say is cor­rupt and in­ept.

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