Lebanese Protesters Hang Effigies of Political Leaders as Massive Demonstrations Rage Following Beirut Port Blast

ImageAt least one protester carried a sign reading: “My government murdered my people,” according to an image shared on social media. Lebanese journalist Timour Azhari, Al Jazeera’s Beirut correspondent, described the demonstration as the “largest participation in rioting that I’ve seen so far.”

By early Saturday evening, demonstrators had managed to storm and occupy several government buildings, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…MORE: newsweek