#NoToExtension campaign. (The Daily Star/Civil Movement for Accountability)
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Citizens, NGOs and even political figures took to Twitter Thursday, protesting a possible parliamentary extension with the hashtag #NoToExtension, in Arabic.Local NGOs adopted the hashtag as a new platform to lobby for timely parliamentary elections and accountability in governance.The NGO also called on citizens to take to the streets and gather around Riad al-Solh Square in Downtown Beirut Thursday at 4 p.m. to protest against an extension of Parliament.If Parliament extends its mandate, it will be the second time in two years.
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