Activists rally near Sukomi waste treatment plant in Beirut’s Karantina to demand recycling of country's garbage, Saturday, January 16, 2016. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Civil society activists held a protest Saturday near Sukomi waste treatment plant in Beirut's Karantina to demand the state locate sustainable solutions for the country's garbage crisis.We plan to stage similar protests outside other plants across the country," an activist told Al-Jadeed channel.Dozens of activists, waving Lebanese flags, rallied near the processing plant to stage what they described as a "symbolic protest". Around 13 protesters, including Harakeh, were briefly detained Thursday after they stormed the ministry of environment building in Downtown Beirut over the waste crisis.
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