Full Lebanese Sovreignty
Democracy all but disappears after the death of Aristotle in 322 and does not reappear until the 16th century.
Nearly half a million protesters jam the streets around the United Nations building in Beirut, Lebanon
Source: The Star-Ledger (Morris County, New Jersey) 9 March 2005 photo credit Hussein Malla, Associated Press
Freedom, Sovereignty, Independence
Hundreds of thousands pour into the Lebanese capital to mark the assassination the previous month of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Protestors turned out to top last week's large pro-Syrian rally and to demand that Damascus remove troops and intelligence officers.
Source: USA Today Tuesday 15 March 2005 photo credit Hussein Malla, Associated Press
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