I strongly suggest to everybody to look this amazing testimony from a young activist who took part in protests during the revolution in , get arrested, tortured and flew from the infamous Prison to Sweden. It's in Arabic with subtitles in English.

By the way, (after dinner) is an excellent podcast with lots of interesting stuff about , and the .


[EN] Some pictures of yesterday in , from the demonstration in the streets of the city yesterday afternoon to the clashes of the night.

[FR] Quelques images de la journée d'hier à Tripoli, au de la manifestation dans les rues de la ville hier après-midi aux affrontements de la nuit.

مساء الخير / Good evening / Bonsoir mastodon !

Une du pour vous souhaiter la bonne année.

A statue made of debris collected after the blast of the 4th of August has been erected in front of the devastated port of .

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The Lebanese "thawra" celebrated its first anniversary this year. This Saturday, October 17, an event was held in , . Its route revisited emblematic places of protest: the Martyrs Square, the Ring Road, the Bank of Lebanon. It ended at the port in commemoration of the August 4th explosion for which Lebanese politicians are held responsible by revolutionaries.

At the end, the demonstrators paid tribute, by lighting candles on a shell-shaped fountain on a traffic circle at the entrance of Mina, to the Tripolitans who died recently at sea. They had tried to reach Cyprus by boat from the port of Tripoli to escape the misery and the economic situation which was becoming more and more untenable for a large part of the population.

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Last Friday's demonstration brought together several hundred people, which is very modest compared to the huge crowds that gathered at the end of 2019 in al-Nour Square.

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The Lebanese "thawra" celebrated its 1st anniversary this year the 19th of October. Various events were organized on Friday evening in different cities in , except Beirut, to celebrate the decentralized aspect of this movement. The city of , the country's second largest city in terms of population but also the poorest large city in the country, played a special role in this insurgency because of the extent of its mobilization.

This first of September 2020, a rally was held in in a tense context. The aim was both to celebrate the 100th anniversary of and to protest against the ruling political class, accused of corruption and also to be responsible for the explosion which devastated part of the city on 4 August. French President Emmanuel Macron was on an official visit at the same time to urge the political class to form a new government and undertake reforms quickly.

[EN] Horsh Ehden is a natural reserve close to in North , about 2000 meters above sea level.

[FR] Horsh Ehden est une réserve naturelle située près d'Ehden, au nord du , à environ 2000 mètres d'altitude.

[EN] Sunday, on International Women's Rights Day, and while a national demonstration has been cancelled in Beirut due to the coronavirus outbreak, a march was held in , .

[FR] Dimanche, pour la journée internationale des droits des femmes, et alors qu'une manifestation nationale a été annulée à Beyrouth en raison de l'épidémie de coronavirus, une marche a été organisée à , au .

[FR] Quelques images de la manifestation à au de samedi dernier. Des manifestants sont venus en bus de Beyrouth et depuis d'autres régions en soutien. Dans la soirée, la mobilisation s'est poursuivie sur la place al-Nour.

[EN] Some pictures of the demonstration in Tripoli, last saturday. Demonstrators came by bus from Beirut, and from other regions in support. In the evening, the mobilization continued in al-Nour Square.

Protest song from Lebanon : ثورة بكل البلدان ("Revolution dans chaque pays") in solidarity with struggles in other countries.


[fr] De jeunes gens montent sur « l'œuf », un bâtiment emblématique du centre-ville de Beyrouth. Destiné a être un cinéma surplombant un centre commercial, sa construction a été interrompue par la guerre civile libanaise.

[en] Young people climb onto the "egg", an emblematic building in downtown Beirut. Intended to be a cinema overlooking a shopping centre, its construction was interrupted by the Lebanese civil war.

[fr] Jeudi dernier, l'artiste Brassh a peint la façade de l'immeuble Ghandour qui donne sur la place Al Nour. Peint en lettres noires au-dessus du cèdre du , on peut lire « , ville de la paix. »

[en] Last Thursday, the artist Brassh painted the facade of the Ghandour building overlooking Al Nour square. Painted in black letters above the cedar of , "Tripoli, city of peace. »

Une nouvelle galerie sur mon site internet avec mes photos et le récit des premières journées (la première semaine) de la révolution libanaise à Tripoli .

C'est un travail en cours, cette galerie sera modifiée et complétée très rapidement.


Prise de parole de Saad Hariri en ce moment, alors que tout indique une possible démission.

Plus tôt, dans la journée, des militants de Amal et du Hezbollah ont attaqué les manifestants et des journalistes dans le centre-ville de Beyrouth, détruisant les installations. Le calme est revenu après l'intervention des forces anti-émeute. Les manifestants reviennent sur la place Riad el-Solh et la place des martyrs.


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