The investigation into this mass murder hasn’t been allowed to reach the truth, continuously interrupted by the interference of ruling officials.
Facing that cemented barricade have been the incessant calls for action, protests, sit-ins, and pleas for an international probe. Anger hasn’t subsided with time as was probably expected by the stalling and the resistance to the investigation.
On the contrary, it has been a faithful companion of the people ever since the explosion. There have been criminal cases intentionally swept under the rug or locked behind bolted doors; not this one though. The Lebanese don’t intend to allow it. Not this time.
We will never forget, never forget… We will never truly heal before justice is served.” Artist Mireille Goguikan captioned her painting of the silos and the clock marking the hour and minutes of the Beirut Blast: