Beirut Braces for Mass Protests Over Deadly Explosion

BEIRUT—Protesters in Lebanon organized for mass demonstrations on Saturday in opposition to a federal government they keep dependable for the fatal explosion in Beirut, in search of to reignite a motion that final 12 months toppled the prime minister but failed to get rid of an entrenched political elite.

“The explosion from Tuesday was the final straw,” a single get in touch with for protests circulated on social media explained, in English. “It is time to cling the nooses and get accountability for our corrupt ruling classes.”