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“The guards attacked me and broke into my car. Look what they did to me”.

This girl was assaulted by the guards of the Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.
Now whether you support the #LebaneseRevolution or not, this is an illegal act of state violence that must be condemned
Her name is Paula Nawfal. She’s a journalist who was savagely attacked by the Parliament Guards along with many demonstrators who were protesting around the area where the parliament speaker Nabih Berri lives
Most of the anti-protests crackdowns were orchestrated and affiliated with Amal supporters who regarded the demonstrations as a threat to the monopolized power of their party leader Nabih Berri.
A thread that gives an insight on how Amal acted against the protests in Lebanon
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[Thread] 1/ To add to some of the previous analysis on suspicious activity on the hashtag "Nasrallah has our trust", I can confirm that there is what looks like clear inauthentic activity. I analysed around 19,000 Twitter posts #LebaneseRevolution @joeyayoub @AbirGhattas
@joeyayoub @AbirGhattas 2/ For some basic description: Around 77% of the sample were retweets, with around 21% being regular tweets. the trend really kicked in at 8.30pm UTC time. You can see the clear leap in activity at that time. Not always unusual on Twitter, but in this context probably
@joeyayoub @AbirGhattas 3/ But most tellingly, we can see that 306 Twitter accounts were set up in October 2019. This is compared to the average number of Twitter accounts set up in the sample, which is only 32 per month. 108 of these accounts were set up in one day (20th October). The total sample
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The Lebanese people are no joke. I'm a proud Lebanese-American.

#LebanonProtests
We survived one of the most brutal civil wars of the 20th century and came out strong as ever.

The #Lebanese people are resilient and brave, rooted in thousands of years of history.

#Beirut and #Byblos, where I grew up, are among the oldest cities on earth.
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