Earlier this afternoon, during a speech about gender equality and women's rights given by Minister Nouhad Al-Machnouk, the official faced harsh criticism from one of the students in the crowd.

The young woman, Tima Al-Ahmad, belongs to The Intersectional Feminist Club of LAU that tackles issues of gender inequality through student activism and awareness.

In the clip below, Al-Ahmad can be seen "thanking" the Minister for the equally brutal treatment both men and women received at the hands of security forces during previous demonstrations.

Al-Ahmad also continues to express her frustration at security officials, and claimed that she had experienced sexual harassment at Hobeich Police Station. Minster Machnouk responds by saying that she is a Lebanese citizen who is free to file her complaints with the appropriate outlets.


You can watch the exchange below:

تلميذة من نادي النسوية التقاطعية تواجه نهاد المشنوق

التلميذة Tima Al-Ahmad من نادي النسويّة التقاطعية تواجه وزير الداخلية نهاد المشنوق بعد خطابه عن المساواة الجندرية في يوم المرأة في الجامعة اللبنانية الأميركية.

Posted by The Intersectional Feminist Club on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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