A grab of the video being circulated shows Hasan Shaaban being grabbed by the neck, Dec. 23, 2018. (The Daily Star)
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A Daily Star photographer and a number of other journalists were beaten by Lebanese soldiers Sunday while covering daylong protests against the country's worsening living conditions.In a video circulated on TV and social media, Hasan Shaaban of The Daily Star can be seen being grabbed by the neck by a soldier, and then brought to the ground and beaten by several other soldiers as he covered the protest in Ras al-Nabeh neighborhood of Beirut.Shaaban wasn't the only journalist targeted while covering the protest, which was attended by a few thousand people.
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