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Lebanese protest against sectarian political system

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posted on Feb, 28 2011 @ 03:25 AM
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Lebanese protest against sectarian political system


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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Hundreds of Lebanese protested in the capital Beirut on Sunday against the country's sectarian political system.

Emulating protests that have spread across the Arab world in recent weeks, some Lebanese protesters chanted the now-familiar refrain of "The people want to bring down the regime."

Lebanon is governed by a delicate power-sharing system to maintain the balance between the country's many sects. It is unlike many other Arab countries where protests have been agai
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posted on Feb, 28 2011 @ 03:25 AM
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If I remember correctly, Lebanons government fell over a month ago. Im not exactly sure what happened. Did the new government already piss off enough people in this short amount of time?

The article says this protest is different because Lebanons government system is "power-sharing", different from other countries. I personally think they're the same, people want to bring down corruption.

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