On Friday evening, people crashed a bank-sponsored Beirut Chants Christmas concert in Beirut Souks to demand the Lebanese depositors’ stolen money.
“We want our money back, we don’t want concerts done with our money!” shouted the protesters from within the audience.
The economic situation is pushing the country to the brink. Even the prime minister-designate trying to form a rescue government can’t seem to do his job. The way it looks now, there is no clear solution in sight.
Now, with the grain silos destroyed along with the threat of lifting subsidies on basic goods, the situation is bound to get worse. That’s in addition to banks imposing their own capital control outside the law, and limiting people’s withdrawals from their own savings.