Lebanon stunned by footage of youth beating Lebanese, Syrian workers

Fri, 2022-06-24 00:06

BEIRUT: Videos circulated by activists on social media on Wednesday showed a young man beating up Lebanese and Syrian workers employed to pick cherries on their land in Majdel Akoura, northern Lebanon.

The shocking footage also showed evidence of torture on the bodies of the youths, who were filmed as they pleaded for mercy.

Families of abused men from nearby poverty-stricken villages said employers accused workers of stealing money, a wristwatch and sunglasses four days after working for them so that he could pay their wages. Can’t do it

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