‘You Stink’ violent protests intensify in Beirut
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Lebanese police in riot gear charged as tensions continued to mount among hundreds of protesters who built a fire outside the government palace in Riad al-Solh Square, Beirut, on Tuesday evening. Several people were arrested during the clashes.
The protest in the Lebanese capital started after hundreds of protesters gathered for a continuation of the "You Stink" movement that erupted Saturday. Tensions have been rising due to piles of uncollected garbage accumulating across the city due to the closure of a landfill site.