The demonstrators concentrated around the residence of the former head of the executive, in the center of this capital, as a result of which confrontations with Hariri’s supporters took place.
Later, they took over the bridge linking the western and eastern parts of Beirut, while shouting slogans against the almost certain election of the former prime minister.
Parliamentary consultations of the President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, are scheduled for today, in which the appointment of Saad Hariri, who resigned as a result of a popular rebellion initiated on October 17, 2019, is almost certain.
The march moved to the vicinity of the Parliament with signs that read «All of them mean all, Hariri the first of them».
A group of people, whom the local television station Al-Jadeed identified as Hariri supporters, set fire to a statue, «Fist of the Revolution», and other symbols located in the Martyrs’ Square.
The Internal Security Forces reported the arrest of four people who participated in the burning of these works.
Since last August 10, Lebanon lacks an effective government after the resignation of Prime Minister Hassan Diab, whose substitute Mustafa Adib also left office on September 26.