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Protests day 18: 'Sunday of Unity'

Protesters filled squares across Lebanon for the third week of anti-government demonstrations Sunday, dubbed the “Sunday of Unity” and the "Sunday of Pressure." Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on the streets and central squares of cities including Beirut, Tripoli and Tyre, waving Lebanese flags and blasting revolutionary anthems through loudspeakers.

  • A demonstrator holding a Lebanese flag shouts slogans at a feminist march during ongoing anti-government protests in Beirut. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

  • People attend an anti-government protest in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • People attend an anti-government protest in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • People shout slogans as they attend an anti-government protest in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Demonstrators shout during a protest in Tripoli. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

  • People shout slogans as they attend an anti-government protest in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A girl carries a banner during a protest in Sidon. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)

  • People attend an anti-government protest in Tripoli. (The Daily Star/Timour Azhari)

  • Protesters stage a mock hanging in a symbolic performance against sectarianism, Lebanon's 1975-90 civil war and corruption during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Women shout slogans as they attend an anti-government protest in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Supporters of Lebanese President Michel Aoun hold a placard reading "With you till death" during a counter-protest near the presidential palace in Baabda. AFP / ANWAR AMRO

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