In this file photo, protesters gather in front of Royal Tower, which contains offices of the Debbas company. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Dozens of Electricite du Liban contract workers Tuesday morning protested the ongoing late payment of their wages, briefly blocking the Corniche al-Nahr road before being pushed back onto the sidewalk by security forces."It is not okay to deal with citizens who are voicing their problems in a democratic fashion like this," Asmar told reporters at the scene.He noted that the workers hadn't been paid in 3 months, and called for practical steps to be taken "after more than four years of this problem".
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