On Wednesday, the hashtag “كلنا_شربل_رزوق#” (“We’re all Charbel Razzouk”) was trending on Twitter following the arrest of a Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) youth member.
Charbel Razzouk was arrested at his home on Tuesday after he hung a huge banner calling out Lebanon’s top prosecutor Judge Ghassan Oueidat. The banned read, “What have you done, Ghassan,” in reference to more than 35 cases he is handling.
Last night, a group of lawyers demonstrated for Razzouk’s release and this morning FPM supporters protested in front of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) headquarters in Beirut criticizing the “police state.”
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