People rally on the streets of Beirut to mark the first anniversary of Lebanon's "October Revolution", commemorating one year after people gathered to protest against a raft of taxes, targeting gasoline, tobacco, and other products.
The unrest that hit Lebanon one year ago resulted in the resignation of then-Prime Minister Saad Hariri. However, the COVID-19 pandemic and a major blast in the Beirut port led to another wave of rallies this year, despite social distancing restrictions, as people raised their voices against corruption and economic deterioration.
As a result of the port blast crisis, another government, led by Hassan Diab also had to announce it was stepping down.
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