Abbas (right) beats an unidentified non-Lebanese child (left) with a stick after being ordered to do so by a relative. (The Daily Star/YouTube grab)
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Crouching in a corner and flinching at every wave of the stick, a young boy's abuse at the hands of an even younger Lebanese child was taped, and widely shared online Saturday,spreading waves of controversy across social media platforms.The victim crumpled to the floor, kneeling before Abbas who then continued beating him with the heavy rod.At one moment the victim's bent over body shuddered inn absolute fear when another boy, identified in the video as Hussam, threatened to grab the stick from the younger boy and beat the victim himself.The observers behind the camera laughed and giggled as Abbas double punched the child with both fists before going back for the stick.The video concludes with a heavy cry from the victim as Hussam slaps the back of the child's neck and Abbas throws one last blow at the kneeling body.
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