Beirut Marathon participants show support for Hariri

Beirut Marathon took place today! Aside from being a national sports event, the marathon this year was also a demonstration that supported the resigned Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The roads were dotted with banners that say “Waiting for You” and “Running for You.” Slogans and pictures of Hariri were printed on t-shirts, caps, and water bottles.

President Michel Aoun urged runners and participants

this week to make this year’s marathon a national demonstration to stand in solidarity with Prime Minister Saad Hariri.

For 14 years, Lebanese people were running for humanitarian causes such as autism, hunger, children’s rights, etc. This year, there were also running for the Prime Minister who is believed to be held against his will in Saudi Arabia.

Middle East Airlines also shared a video in support of Hariri on its Facebook page.

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