One of the leaflets read: "The resistant Lebanese reject Rai's visit to Israel." (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Three men arrested in Sidon for hanging leaflets denouncing Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai's trip to occupied Jerusalem were released, a security source told The Daily Star Wednesday afternoon.The Internal Security Forces in Sidon arrested Ahmad Abdallah, Ashraf Yazbek and Hussein Baghdadi from the Union of the Lebanese Democratic Youth -- the youth section of the Lebanese Communist Party's youth section -- for plastering the southern coastal city's walls with leaflets on the occasion of the Resistance and Liberation Day on May 25 denouncing the normalization of ties with Israel and Rai's upcoming trip there.
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