Worried Lebanese

thought crumbs on lebanese and middle eastern politics

The opposition takes to the street

Posted by worriedlebanese on 02/12/2006

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For weeks now the pro-government forces (in the media, in politics and within the civil society) have been announcing the opposition’s demonstration in apocalyptic terms. “They want to topple the government”, “it’s a coup d’Etat”, “they will ruin the economy”, “they will unleash the popular anger”, “they will bring about a fitna (discord)”, “it will be the beginning of the civil war”…

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