Thawra.. (Revolution) On October 17, 2019 the people of Lebanon took
to the streets to fight for their basic human rights.
The normalized daily life of the average Lebanese family includes
limited electricity, crumbling healthcare, and a nonexistent future
for an entire generation of children. The devaluation of the Lebanese
pound has caused many to make the choice of whether to buy milk or to
pay for electricity.
The mobilization of youth demanding basic rights with no foreign
political intervention had led corrupt political parties to make the
excuse of how embassies are funding the revolution. This sparked a
violent response from the corrupt government and ruling political
Join journalist and political activist Rania Khalek on Thursday
December 2nd at 4pm EST to discuss how corruption and greed have led
to the deterioration of Lebanon. Moderated by Norhan Alshihabi
(Legislative Intern of MAPA).