These Australian Cities Are Holding Solidarity Protests for Lebanon

Updated list Oct 22

We’ve just been informed that our Lebanese people in have decided to launch their own protests, two in Sydney and one in Melbourne to support their brothers and sisters on the Lebanese ground. It is time to ascertain that the protests of the brave Lebanese nation, which started by a few dozens in central less than 3 days ago, have widespread all over the world, making their one-voice heard from major cities around the world.


From to Canada and the US, passing by Europe and now reaching , with countless cities witnessing the strong will of the Lebanese people to with dignity, they are writing their new history.


Lebanese in are holding one protest in Melbourne and two consecutive protests in Sydney, stating as such an even stronger solidarity with their brothers, sisters, cousins, and parents in .


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 (Sydney and Melbourne)

SYDNEY: under the call Stand in Solidarity, the manifestation will take place from 2 PM to 4 PM local time at Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000.

Via Stand in Solidarity

Their FB event message says the following, “Join us as we protest and stand in solidarity with the people of through their ongoing protests against violations of their rights as citizens of their country. Bring your flags, your banners and your nationalism with you! We aim to spread awareness on the events occurring in , peacefully.”



ST KILDA, MELBOURNE: Under the callIn solidarity to support our families in the uprising change, the protest will take place at 2:30 PM, on 47 Wellington Street St Kilda VIC 3182

Via Rami Yaacoub



MELBOURNE: Despite that this is an exam season for our youth in Melbourne, they and their families are carrying on with their protests for .  Under the call “Koulloun Ya3neh Koulloun”, this 2nd protest by our diaspora in Melbourne will take place in 153-159 Lygon Street, Carlton VIC 3053 (Argyle Square Lygon) from 6 PM to 9 PM local time.

Via The organizers



SYDNEY: Under the call Protest For Lebanon, Lebanese and friends of will stand in solidarity with from 12 PM to 2 PM, in front of the Consulate General of , Edgecliff Centre, 308/203 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff NSW 2027. 

@sydneyembedded via  

Their FB event page states, “To all the Lebanese people who were pushed out of their country due to corruption and horrid leadership, Lebanon is in revolution. Lebanon is in uprising. Lebanon is now singing, it’s people standing together to bring down the regime. Come to this protest to stand for our people, stand for our stolen lives, and for our watan.”


The961 will be Instagramming directly from Sydney’s protests on both days. So stay tuned to our Instagram @the961 for stories as the protests unfurl.

We are also covering via Instagram the protests in Toronto, Houston, The Netherlands, Boston, Washington DC and more. Don’t miss them, follow us on Instagram @the961.

Long Lebanon and our great nation!


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