This article of The Beirut Report pretty much says it all…
We want to keep pointing out the fishiness still taking part in the heart of Beirut
and asking the Lebanese Citizen to do his/her minimum required civic duty, by
asking all the legitimate questions: why cant i take a picture? what is taking place here?
is this a legal proceeding? what is going to be build in the place of this old house?
who are the people who will live in these quarters? not beirutis, that’s for sure.
It’s the social fabric and the very future of this country which is at stake here.
by uprooting its past with heavy machinery, it becomes easier to pacify and colonize…