A protester holds up a poster portraying leaders of Lebanon's various political factions. (The Daily Star/Khalil Hasan)
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Lebanese political leaders, themselves being accused of corruption, rushed Sunday to the support of the anti-corruption civil society campaign that has demanded a change in the political class.Hezbollah MP Mohammad Raad tried to appease angry citizens, a day after a massive anti-government rally in Downtown Beirut called for the election of a new Parliament that would truly represent the Lebanese people. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mohammad Fneish said Hezbollah supports peaceful protests demanding political reform.Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt said he watched the protest on television.
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