Continuing protests in Beirut, Lebanon

About 24 protesters occupied the Ministry of Environment building today in downtown Beirut, and staged a sit-in calling for the minister to resign due to the trash crisis. However, riot police cleared the building of protesters later in the day.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers in Beirut should expect ongoing protests. The initial protest against handling of the trash crisis evolved into called for the resignation of the government.