Judging by the pictures, thousands of teachers and civil servants marched from Barbir to the Grand Serail in downtown Beirut on Wednesday morning.

Get a load of these incredible photos and live tweets from demonstrators as public sector employees are now on day nine of a strike to pressure the cabinet to refer a wage hike plan to parliament for approval.

Continue to check back in with us. We'll keep you updated with the latest media as it becomes available.

4:13 p.m.

The Tweet above reads: "This man [Hanna Gharib] represents us. Share the photo."

4:03 p.m.

(Photo Tweeted by @balkantar)

3:29 p.m.

(Video posted by Abir Ghattas on Facebook)

3:15 p.m.

(Photo by Hussein Baydooun. Posted by @DiAyDi on Twitter)

3:02 p.m.

(Photo via @nourzahi on Twitter)

2:50 p.m.

Hanna Gharib (center), head of the Union Coordination Committee, stands among fellow protesters on Wednesday. (Photo Instagrammed by @Ghazayel)

2:37 p.m.

In English, the tweet reads: "If Ahmad Al Assir was traveling to Beirut, all of the media would follow him. The poor don’t get any coverage." Source

2:32 p.m.

(Photo via Charbel Nahas on Facebook.)

(Photo via Charbel Nahas on Facebook.)

2:10 p.m.

The tweet reads: "If the movement backs down from its objective and stops negotiating, I have one thing to say: this is going down in the garbage [dump] of history."

2:05 p.m.

1:53 p.m.

(Photo via @Lobnene_Blog on Twitter)

1:43 p.m.

The poster reads: "Oh Najib [Mikati], the liar goes to the fire. We and the government don't mix." (Photo via @futuretvnews)

1:35 p.m.

1:26 p.m.

(Photo via @ChucryHaddad on Twitter)

(Photo via @JadedJad on Twitter)

(Photo via @LarissaAounSky on Twitter)

The poster reads: "If we had weapons, you wouldn't be finding excuses to fund the wage grid." (Photo via Lorientlejour.com)

(Photo via @LarissaAounSky on Twitter)

(Photo via Abir Ghattas on Facebook)

(Photo via @LarissaAounSky on Twitter)

(Photo via @Nmoawad on Twitter)

11:42 a.m.

(Photo via Abir Ghattas on Facebook)

(Photo via Firas BouZeineddine on Facebook)

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