U.S. Embassy supports Lebanons protestors

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 U.S. Embassy supports Lebanons protestors


A large-scale anti-government demonstration broke out in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on the same day, the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon tweeted solidarity with the protestors, claiming to support their right to peaceful protest. Obviously different from the practice of suppressing domestic protests and demonstrations, many netizens expressed dissatisfaction with the US embassys tweets and left messages in the comment area sarcastically saying: before you open your mouth, please think about how the United States treats black peoples lives are also lives protestors?

RT: the people of Lebanon have suffered too much: the United States encourages peaceful demonstrations in Lebanon as protests erupt in devastated Beirut

According to Russia today (RT) 8, the US embassy in Lebanon tweeted on its official twitter account that the people of Lebanon have suffered too much. They should have leaders who listen to their opinions and change their policies in response to the demands of the people for transparency and accountability system. The U.S. Embassy in Lebanon also said that the United States supports the right to peaceful protest of Lebanons protestors, and called on the police and protestors and other relevant parties to avoid violence.

Tweet screenshot of US embassy in Lebanon

According to Agence France Presse reported earlier that a large-scale anti-government demonstration broke out in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on the 8th. Violent clashes between the protestors and the police resulted in the death of one policeman and the injury of 238 people. According to the report, several protestors led by several retired military officers of Lebanon rushed into the foreign ministry in the center of Beirut on the same day and declared it the revolutionary headquarters. They were dispersed from the Foreign Ministry building after the arrival of reinforcements of internal security forces in Lebanon.

Photo source: BBC

Prime Minister Hassan diab of Lebanon (information map)

The black life is life protest that swept across the United States has not yet subsided. This solidarity tweet of the US embassy in Lebanon inevitably caused many netizens to question.

Some netizens asked, does the United States still remember how it treated its own protestors?

Hahaha, avoid violence?! remember what you did to the protestors in your country? Its so funny!

In fact, it exposed their double standards and hypocrisy.

Some people changed the subject of this tweet to African American, which is more ironic. A kind of

The black people of the United States have suffered so much that they deserve leaders who listen to them and change course in response to public demands for transparency and accountability.

Some netizens criticized, is this what the embassy should say?

Since when can the embassy make such remarks?

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The revolutionary headquarters was set up, and the Lebanon protestors briefly took over the foreign ministry

Anti government demonstrations broke out in the capital of Lebanon because of dissatisfaction with the governments handling of the big bang.

A police officer was killed and 238 people were injured in a fierce conflict between the protestors and the police during a large-scale anti-government demonstration in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on Saturday (8th), AFP reported.

According to the report, the takeover was broadcast live on local television when the security forces focused on demonstrations against government politicians hundreds of meters away from the countrys foreign ministry.

According to the latest AFP news agency, after the arrival of reinforcement of the internal security forces in Lebanon, the protestors were dispersed from the Foreign Ministry building.

Photos of the demonstration scene source: Twitter

Photos of the demonstration scene source: Twitter

Lebanons prime minister Hassan diab said in a televised speech Saturday (8) local time that he would propose early parliamentary elections to break the deadlock that has brought the country into a political and economic crisis.

We cant get out of this countrys structural crisis without early parliamentary elections, diab said He also added that an early public opinion survey of the cabinet will be proposed on Monday (10th).

Photos of the demonstration scene source: Twitter

The Lebanon Red Cross announced that 109 protestors had been injured and 22 of them had been taken to hospitals for treatment.

According to the Ministry of health in Lebanon, 158 people have been killed and at least 6000 have been injured in the big explosion on August 4, with another 21 missing.

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