#YouStink activists clash with police in Lebanese capital
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'You Stink' activists clashed with security forces in Beirut on Thursday, as thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding an immediate solution to the garbage crisis. For more than four hours, police used water cannons and teargas to stop the activists, who responded by throwing rocks, sticks and other objects. A total of 35 people were reportedly hospitalized due to tear gas inhalation. The #YouStink campaign originally began with demands to implement long-term, sustainable solutions to deal with Beirut's waste management issues, but has since developed into a widespread anti-corruption campaign.