Protestors are seen near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon, Dec. 10, 2017. (Mohamad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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During a meeting Saturday with a Lebanese journalist beaten by an Internal Security Forces officer at a recent protest near the U.S. Embassy, head of the force Maj. Gen. Imad Othman said the incident was limited and carried out by officers under attack from protesters.Othman met with Future TV journalist Rabih Chantaf, who was beaten and manhandled by police while covering protests against United States President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel last Sunday.
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