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Oct 20 - Beirut, #Lebanon
Demonstrators issued a statement saying 1.7 million people in six locations across the country poured into the streets on Sunday. This was Lebanon's largest demonstration in the past 14 years.
There are calls for a general strike on Monday, October 21.
Oct 21 - #Lebanon
Demonstrators refuse to leave the streets despite the government cancelling various plans.

#Iran's regime is extremely concerned of this uprising's success, losing its influence in Lebanon & such scenes being repeated inside Iran.
Oct 21 - Tripoli, #Lebanon
Protests continue as large crowd seen in Nour (light) square, chanting: Rebels, rebels, we will continue. (via @Joyce_Karam)

Strikes, protests and road blocks to continue on Tuesday.
@Joyce_Karam #BREAKING
Oct 21 - Beirut, #Lebanon
Lebanese Army preventing Hezbollah & Amal members on motorcycles from going through crowds of demonstrators.

My take:
This is a very similar method used by #Iran's IRGC Basij forces to attack civilians & establish a climate of fear.
@Joyce_Karam #UPDATE
Oct 21 - Beirut, #Lebanon
More scenes of Hezbollha & Amal members on motorcycles attempting to ram through crowds of demonstrators.
Lebanese Army seen preventing this latest attempt to disrupt peaceful demonstrations.
@Joyce_Karam Oct 21 - Beirut, #Lebanon
#Iran-backed Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrollah had warned about sending Hezbollah members (seen here mixed with Amal members) to "change the scene."

The Lebanese Army intervened to prevent these militias from causing violence among protesters.
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