Demonstrators gathering in Martyr's Square in Downtown Beirut to protest a National Dialogue session at Parliament in Nejmeh Square, Wednesday, September 9, 2015. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Anti-government activists will join the families of Lebanese hostages held on the northeastern border for a mass protest Wednesday to coincide with the second round of National Dialogue talks in Downtown Beirut.Mgheit lashed out at politicians, saying: "It would have been better to look for the state's dignity before [looking for] a new head of state".He said that the families are "righteous," calling on the Cabinet to assume its responsibilities in this regard and end its neglect of the hostage situation.The families of hostages held by Islamist militants have continuously expressed disappointment with the state's course of action during negotiations to secure their release.
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