Lebanese security and police forces are deployed in Beirut’s Hamra district, Friday, January 17, following anti-bank protests and acts of vandalism.
READ MORE: Lebanese protesters Thursday decried security forces’ use of violence during rallies over the past two days, including attacks on journalists and the detention of more than 100 people.
Dozens of people, including journalists, rallied outside the Interior Ministry denouncing what they said was the systematic use of force against members of the media.
Many raised photos of journalists being beaten by riot police. Others gathered outside the American University of Beirut and a police station where dozens have been detained since Tuesday.