There is no Lebanon without the Cedar Revolution
, considering that the other path has nothing to do with this country as it is related to regional causes in which we have no concern," Geagea said.
Rafei fled Lebanon when the Syrian military assumed control of the country, only to return in 2005 following the Cedar Revolution
Ten years ago, the Syrian Army withdrew from Lebanon and the so-called Cedar Revolution
blossomed across the tiny Meditarranean country, demanding democracy.
After a meeting at their headquarters in Beirut a day ahead of the vote, the alliance released a statement saying that Geagea best "represents the principles that the Cedar Revolution
and the March 14 Alliance were built upon.
Lebanon broke free from Syrian dominance with its Cedar Revolution
Lina Khatib presents a cross-country examination of emerging trends in the use of visuals in political struggles in the Middle East, from the Cedar Revolution
in Lebanon to the Green Movement in Iran, to the Arab Spring in Egypt, Syria and Libya.
It had been inspired by Lebanon's Cedar Revolution
which took place in a 1.
The murder sparked the so-called Cedar Revolution
, a wave of mass protests that, combined with international pressure, forced Syria to withdraw its troops from Lebanon after a 29-year deployment.
Christian leader and head of the Lebanese Forces (LF), Samir Geagea, said "this government represents everything but Lebanon, and it will take us back to the era that existed prior to the Cedar Revolution
And it's this same tyranny that has smothered Lebanon's democratic Cedar Revolution
and inflicted on that long-suffering country the medieval rule of Hizbullah".
Hariri called for mass protests in a monthon March 14, the day that 2005's Cedar Revolution
, which was prompted by outrage at the assassination, began, and the day that lent its name to Hariri's movement.
Remarkable words from the man who was George Bush's ambassador to Beirut at the time of the Cedar Revolution
, according to the Guardian.