Lebanon protesters call off planned mass rally

Organisers of anti-corruption protesters assess damage after two nights of clashes with police, in which one man died.

    Anti-corruption protesters in Beirut, Lebanon's capital, have called off a large rally planned for Monday.

    Organisers are assessing the damage after two nights of clashes with police, in which one demonstrator was killed.

    The protests were intitially sparked a month ago by the failure of the authorities to remove household rubbish.

    But the focus has now been widened to include alleged government corruption and incompetence.

    Al Jazeera’s Jamal Elshayyal reports from Beirut.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.