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24 May 2019 | 12:22 PM UTC

Lebanon: Teachers and students protest in Beirut May 24

Lebanon News Alert

Lebanese University teachers and students protest in Riad al-Solh in Beirut May 24; heightened security presence and traffic disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/26/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Beirut). COUNTRY/REGION Beirut


Teachers and students of the Lebanese University are reportedly staging a protest in Riad al-Solh in Beirut as of Friday, May 24, to denounce possible decrease in the public university budget. The protest coincides with a scheduled government meeting on the matter.

Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected near the demonstration site. 


Individuals in Beirut are advised to monitor for developments of the situation and avoid all protests.


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