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Beirut.com 07 Jun 2020

Things That Happened During Today’s Protests

After several days of protest calls set to take place today, citizens and groups took to the streets with different demands.

Here are some of the main highlights:

Tensions arose and violent clashes broke out between protestors and security forces

Security forces used tear gas to disperse crowds and protestors

Al Jadeed reporter Hassan Rifai was shot with a rubber bullet to his stomach while covering the protests

A motorbike belonging to security forces was set aflame by protestors

The Roche Bobois store was broken into

….and a couch was stolen?

Tensions arose when politically-affiliated groups also took to the streets

Buses transported protestors from different Lebanese areas