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10 October 2015, 14:33 VDL (93.3): A civil society activist, Waref Suleiman, detained in Ramlet al-Bayda police station said he will go on a hunger strike.
10 October 2015, 13:15 NNA: Civil society activists hold a sit-in near the police station in Ramlet al-Bayda demanding the release of the detainees.
10 October 2015, 13:10 Msallem: Organizers of the civil society should have admitted the mistakes they made and the removal of the cement barrier.
10 October 2015, 13:08 Msallem: Water cannons are used in many developed countries. The demonstrators hurled Molotov bombs.
10 October 2015, 13:05 Msallem: Those who were detained are not prisoners of opinion. They have damaged public property and assaulted the security forces.
10 October 2015, 13:03 Msallem: We prevented protesters from entering Nejmeh square, which is a public property for all the Lebanese, for security reasons.
10 October 2015, 12:58 Msallem: By law, protesters have no right to curse or hurt security members or civilians.
10 October 2015, 12:55 Msallem: The duty of the ISF is to protect democracy,the government premises and public properties. Coordination between the ISF and the organizers of the demonstrations is crucial.
10 October 2015, 12:52 Msallem: We support righteous demands that respect the law.
10 October 2015, 12:50 Msallem: The related authorities must be informed beforehand of the location of the demonstrations.
10 October 2015, 12:49 Msallem: None of the demonstrations held so far were legally requested.
10 October 2015, 12:46 Msallem on the right to hold demonstrations: Organizers of demonstrations must shoulder responsibility for any damages caused by the demos.
10 October 2015, 12:44 Head of the Public Relations division of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) Lieutenant colonel Joseph Msallam in a press conference: We believe in freedom of expression which is a constitutional right, but it should be expressed under the law.
10 October 2015, 12:15 Civil society: Activists who are detained in Hobesih jail will not be released today.
10 October 2015, 11:56 PSP leader Walid Jumblat: Some civil society campaigners have turned into a group of rioters.
10 October 2015, 11:50 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour referred to the related authorities in the north to close down the Fatek al-Hassan slaughter house in Halba until it improves its sanitary and health conditions.
10 October 2015, 11:44 OGERO: The decline in internet services is the result of a maritime cable malfunction (IMWE) and repairs were kicked off at dawn.
10 October 2015, 10:29 NNA: Police arrested 4 Palestinian nationals in Nahr al-Bared camp on charges of trading and using drugs.
10 October 2015, 10:22 NNA: Residents of al-Abboudieh and areas close to the Srar dumpster in Akkar stopped bulldozers from carrying on with the works to open a road that links their town to Srar.
10 October 2015, 10:06 MP Elie Marouni: The only solution is through the election of a president.
10 October 2015, 10:05 VDL (100.5): Families of al-Qobayyat held a sit-in on the highway protesting what they described as "unorganized" passage of some 500 trucks on the highway daily.
10 October 2015, 09:05 VDL (100.5): Lebanese national Antoine N. who is a section head at one of Mount Lebanon's hospitals has been missing since Friday morning.
09 October 2015, 22:26 LBCI: Maj. Gen. Ibrahim visited Sayyed Nasrallah last night and discussed with him the latest local and regional developments.
09 October 2015, 22:02 The French foreign ministry has urged Lebanon's political parties to “overcome the crisis of the institutions through the election of a president.”
09 October 2015, 21:38 Civil society protesters: We have decided to reopen the road near the Interior Ministry in order not to harm citizens' interests and our protests will continue until the release of all detainees.
09 October 2015, 21:35 Civil society activists are staging a sit-in outside the justice palace in Jdeideh in solidarity with the detained protesters.
09 October 2015, 20:05 Prosecutor Samir Hammoud to LBCI: The interrogation of the detainees is still ongoing and videos and pictures are being reviewed. Those not involved in acts of violence will be freed within two hours.
09 October 2015, 20:04 Prosecutor Samir Hammoud to LBCI: 33 people were arrested over yesterday's incidents of whom 9 have been released – 5 young women and 4 minors.
09 October 2015, 19:14 Civil society protesters have blocked the road outside the Interior Ministry in Sanayeh.