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Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues

'You Stink' emerged as a movement to demand a solution to called on the government to distribute federal money to municipalities in order to allow each town to collect and treat the garbage, but has broadened its target to the entire political class, accused of being corrupt and inept.

Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
Lebanese activists from the so-called 'You Stink' campaign gather outside the ministry of interior in Beirut on October 6, 2015, after Assaad Thebian, a fellow activist, was arrested by police during a demonstration. The protesters called on the government to distribute federal money to municipalities in order to allow each town to collect and treat the garbage. 'You Stink' emerged as a movement to demand a solution to trash collection but has broadened its target to the entire political class, accused of being corrupt and inept. (AFP/Getty Images)
Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
A police officer stands in front of a concrete wall bearing the colours of the Lebanese national flag and spread with Arabic writings reading 'You stink' during a demonstration outside the ministry of interior on October 6, 2015 in Beirut. The protesters called on the government to distribute federal money to municipalities in order to allow each town to collect and treat the garbage. 'You Stink' emerged as a movement to demand a solution to trash collection but has broadened its target to the entire political class, accused of being corrupt and inept. (AFP/Getty Images)
Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
Lebanese activists from the so-called 'You Stink' campaign demonstrate outside the country's central bank in Beirut on October 6, 2015, calling on the government to distribute federal money to municipalities in order to allow each town to collect and treat the garbage. 'You Stink' emerged as a movement to demand a solution to trash collection but has broadened its target to the entire political class, accused of being corrupt and inept. (AFP/Getty Images)
Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
A woman, holding an umbrella to protect herself from the sun, walks past a temporary garbage dump in a northern suburb of Beirut on October 2, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)
Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
Garbage is seen, from the window of a building, piled up at a temporary dump on a beach in Zalka north of Beirut on September 30, 2015. FP/Getty Images)
Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
Garbage is seen piled up at a temporary dump on a beach in Zalka north of Beirut on September 30, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)
Beirut: 'You Stink' campaign continues
Piles of garbage are burning on the side of a highway in the Lebanese capital Beirut on September 28, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)