Amnesty Decries 'Excessive Use of Force' against Protesters in Beirut (26)

Naharnet 2019.12.15 17:04
by Naharnet Newsdesk 15 December 2019, 16:49 Amnesty International's Diala Haidar on Sunday decried the "excessive use of force" in response to "overwhelmingly peaceful protest." "The intention was clearly to prevent protesters gathering," she said of Saturday night's crackdown, denouncing the presence of masked men in civilian clothes joining security forces in "violently attacking protesters."
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