After nine days of unrest reacted Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Hezbollah. Faced with the biggest demonstration in Lebanon's history, where participants demand a replacement of both the government and the system and a break in religion-based power distribution, he ventures into the Middle East's most typical defense tactic: the allegation of foreign conspiracy. "Who pays for all this?" He asked. "Who pays for the food, the tents, the music?"
"So what? And what about you? Supported by Iran? ”Was the response of the protesters to Riad al-Solh, Beirut main square. One by one, hundreds of protesters uploaded a clear message on YouTube: "I pay."
We noticed that for the first time, Hassan Nasrallah spoke with the Lebanese flag on his right, instead of the flag of Hezbollah. Not the flag of his Shia, but the flag of everyone.
A unified people
Lebanon. . .
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