On Saturday, February 10, 2007, they had planned to form a humain chain as a peaceful protest in order to urge the politicians into talking again and solving the issue.
This weekend, more than 100 Lebanese took to a former flashpoint in Beirut in a peaceful demonstration to demand an immediate solution to the current political impasse. The rally was part of a growing grassroots movement that is trying to lend a hand - or several hands - to ensuring civil peace and stability and prevent civil war.Several organizers of the event expressed their opinion and frustration, they are just young people who saw that things are going downhill and want to do something about and make themselves heard. Reem, who is 24, said:
"We want to send a message to all politicians - from every party - and have them sit down and figure out a peaceful solution."Another continued:
"Compromise is not failure," Mobassaleh said. "It's time that politicians start acting like public servants again."To read full article, please click here. Source: The Daily Star