Following the footsteps of the human chain, which took place in October, and “The Bus” initiative earlier this month, a new similar “unity” event under the name “The Convoy of the Revolution” will take place next Saturday, November 7th, extending from Tyre all the way to Tripoli.
Like “The Bus” of 16 November, this convoy is set to move along the coastal cities of Lebanon, stopping in various cities along the way for specified periods of time before resuming the journey North.
Although the specific details of the event have not been discussed, it appears that the event is going to be very similar to that of the bus event; a public transportation vehicle (bus) will be the center of attention and a large number of cars will tail it throughout the trip.
الثورة مستمرة. السبت ٣٠_١١_ ٢٠١٩ : قافلة او “بوسطة” الثورة ستنطلق مجددا من صور إلى طرابلس مرورا بكل المناطق اللبنانية.
Because the event was created by the protesters of Tyre, the convoy is supposed to take off from there at 8 AM on Saturday and reach Tripoli by 6:30 PM. Here is a list of the convoy’s planned stops, according to the event’s map poster:
Earlier this month, the protesters of Tripoli came up with the creative idea of visiting the squares and sites in Lebanon that had active daily protests, including those in Beirut, Sidon, Nabatiyeh, and others. The plan was to take off early in the morning from Tripoli riding a bus, which the planners called the “Bus of the Revolution,” and reach Tyre in the far south before sunset.
The purpose of the bus, which is also that of the now-planned convoy, was to further affirm the unity between the Lebanese as well as advocate their shared cause of revolution against corruption.
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