Violence Erupts on Streets of Lebanon
Violence broke out within the northern Lebanese metropolis of Tripoli, Friday, October 18, the place bricks and heavy objects have been hurled within the streets, through the second day of protests in Lebanon.
The demonstrations started Thursday night and rapidly escalated into among the largest protests in years. They have been sparked when the federal government introduced plans for brand spanking new taxes on such gadgets as voice calls made via messaging functions, together with Whatsapp.
The protests might plunge Lebanon right into a political disaster with unpredictable repercussions for the economic system, which has been in regular decline.