Update: Al-Akhbar acknowledged the fake news. Read [Here].
Al-Akhbar posted on Saturday on their English and Arabic website (and apparently on their print copy as well) the fake news about Marlboro introducing Marijuana cigarettes. The story was picked up by Ranya Radwan from NowLebanon and finally enough Al-Akhbar still didn’t remove the article from their website.
PS: A good idea would be to read the tags under each article
I don’t know why they suspected this guy or his car, but having a beard doesn’t mean that you are a terrorist. When I first saw the news on the TL and was told by one of the tweeps (Thanks Bob) that he’s a rapper and social activist, I checked AA’s Twitter account and was almost sure something’s not right about his arrest.
I understand that the situation is critical and that there’s a paranoia over security and safety but there should be proper measures taken when arresting suspects, specially when there are innocent people like Hussein taken into custody for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
I hope someone apologized to Hussein after all that.
Here’s a video of one of his performances:
At least the car is not a gold digger going after a Porsche.
The campaign #منحط_دركي_لكل_سيارة initiated by the Lebanese Traffic Management Center is still ongoing and is a good move but I wonder if we need a new hashtag when the policeman is breaking the law.
Add to that the below army man who has tinted windows and is going the wrong way.
Ana Ktir shou?
That’s one of the weirdest and funniest car accidents I’ve seen in Lebanon, even weirder than the cars landing in the Beirut River. I can’t believe the car is not even damaged.
Take by Fadi BouKaram
Taken from Tayyar via Assafir
It must have been some pimped up Picanto.