Lebanon protests: Central bank criticised as currency plummets

Opposition politicians believe the ruling alliance led by Hezbollah is trying to take control of the central bank.

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    Protesters in Lebanon have been defying a lockdown and curfew to continue anti-government protests.

    Demonstrators blocked roads and fought with police while denouncing the worsening economic crisis.

    Last week, Lebanon's currency reached new lows against the dollar - sparking calls for the central bank governor to resign.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.


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