Beirut Governor Ziad Chbib shut down the famous Beirut nightclub The Gärten for disrespecting religious practices and beliefs. A video taken at the club shows Quran verses being played. It was widely spread on social media. The Governor ordered the club to be sealed with red tape, according to a
PSA: you are allowed to feel angry over what the DJ in Garten did. You are allowed to criticize it. You are allowed to never go there again. However, the state has no business closing it down. What the DJ did was not a crime, it was distasteful and disrespectful at best.
because the dancers of Cirque Le Soir were performing explicit moves. The video of the performance went viral online. A few weeks later, the nightclub reopened and threw a welcome back party.
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