Abbas Zahri participates in an anti-governmnet protest in Beirut, Wednesday. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Twitter activist Abbas Zahri said he will now be able to tweet, post pictures and express his opinion without fear, after being deported from the United Arab Emirates to Lebanon last week.Zahri is well-known on Twitter for pro-Hezbollah tweets, championing of the Palestinian cause, commentary on the daily lives of the Lebanese, and his ability to combine his sense of humor with more serious remarks. Zahri is one of the thousands of Lebanese who have decided to leave Lebanon in search of a better living.Zahri's Twitter activism was not always so focused on politics.We used to just be happy if we found other Lebanese on Twitter".In addition to his own tweets, Zahri creates hashtags with a group of friends under the Twitter account "Fifth Authority". The comments were criticized by many Lebanese, including Zahri.
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