You Stink co-founder Assaad Thebian speaks at the news conference held in Martyrs Square on Friday, Aug 28, 2015. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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You Stink activists Wednesday rallied in Beirut against the ongoing trash crisis in the first of a series of street actions called on for this week that appear aimed at reviving the crippled anti-government protest movement.You Stink called for a second protest Thursday outside the finance and telecoms ministries to pressure them to release municipal funds in an effort to decentralize the waste sector.A third protest is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday in Downtown Beirut's Riad al-Solh Square, a traditional gathering spot for the civil society campaigns.You Stink led a series of mass anti-government protests in August and September fueled by the garbage crisis.
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