This Monday, the Lebanese paralyzed their activities in support of the Palestinians, joining the call for a “global strike in solidarity with Gaza.”
The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Mikati, announced that this Monday all schools, government buildings, banks, pharmacies and many businesses throughout Lebanon will be closed.
As Mikati explained, this is a response to the “global call in favor of Gaza and the unity of the Palestinians”, as well as “the Lebanese people of Gaza and the villages on the Lebanese border”, which affected by Israeli attacks. .
Also, the head of the Lebanese Parliament, Nabih Berri, who listened to the call, canceled all sessions of the legislative chamber for this day.
In this context, the Lebanese Workers Association supports the global strike to put pressure on the Zionist regime and encourages a large demonstration to express its solidarity in Gaza, where Israeli attacks have killed of almost 18 thousand Palestinians since October 7.
In addition, Lebanese universities, the media and private businesses have pledged to follow the strike to condemn Israel’s attacks on Gaza.
Many social media activists around the world joined the December 11 global strike to show solidarity with Gazans and condemn Israeli atrocities and the US action to veto the Gaza Strip resolution on the United Nations Nations Security Council on Friday.
In this union action all universities, schools, shopping centers are closed. In addition, attendees will not use bank cards or make online purchases to stop the economic cycle of all countries in the world.