Lebanon News

Union calls three-day strike against austerity

Retired Army officers protest in front of the Central Bank against any potential cuts to their pension. The banner reads: “Beware of touching our rights.” (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)

This article was amended on Wednesday, May 01 2019

A previous version of this article attributed information about the retired military personnel’s pension deductions to Khalil. In fact, this information came from the draft budget. The Daily Star regrets the error.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 01, 2019, on page 2.




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