Police members stand at a checkpoint in Tripoli, Sunday, May 18, 2014. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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The Internal Security Forces Friday said it would file a lawsuit against a Lebanese journalist who criticized the security agency for the way it prevented a street vendor from working, which the agency said was part of a nationwide crackdown on illegal workers.Ghassan Rifi, the writer of the article, led his story with a sarcastic statement about how an eight-member ISF unit carried out a "quality operation" and cordoned off the premises where a Syria vendor was selling grapes.The writer criticized the ISF's move, saying police officers lashed out in a "militia-style way" when people approached them in an attempt to settle the issue and console the crying vendor.
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