Lebanese block roads as mass demonstrations enter 10th day

Lebanese block roads as mass demonstrations enter 10th dayLebanese anti-government protesters stepped up their efforts to block roads in and around the capital Beirut on Saturday, lying in the streets and chanting “peaceful, peaceful” as security forces struggled to drag them out of the way. The campaign of civil disobedience came on the 10th day of nationwide anti-government protests, the largest Lebanon has seen in years. “This is an uprising of a people who have been suffering for the last 30 years and can no longer tolerate their lies, theft and hypocrisy,” said Rima, a 29-year-old who was manning one of the roadblocks in central Beirut, allowing in ambulances and motorcyclists.



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