Background: The Lebanese government is attempting to restrict a march organised by Hizb ut-Tahrir in the city of Tripoli (Lebanon) in solidarity with the uprising in Syria.
Saturday 23rd April
Hezb ut-Tahrir’s spokesperson in Lebanon Ahmad Kasas said in an interview published on Saturday that the party is planning to organize rallies every Friday in a Tripoli Mosque “in support for the Syrian and Arab revolutions.”
Friday 22nd April
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Hizb Ut-Tahrir demo in Tripoli ends [Daily Star, Lebanon]
After attending Friday prayers, protesters, led by Hizb Ut-Tahrir’s Lebanon media officer Ahmad Qasas, marched to Nijmeh Square.
“Oh Syria, don’t hesitate, revolt for victory is yours,” chanted the protesters, brandishing Hizb Ut-Tahrir flags.
Supporters of the pan-Islamic party Hezb ut-Tahrir rallied in Tripoli on Friday to support anti-regime protests in Syria, NOW Lebanon’s correspondent reported.
Thursday 21st April
Hezb Ut-Tahrir calls for a Friday protest in support of the Syrian uprising, in defiance of a ban in Lebanon on demonstrations for or against the Syrian regime
Hezb ut-Tahrir said on Thursday that its decision to rally against the Syrian regime in Tripoli on Friday was not linked to any political movement in Lebanon.
Wednesday 20th April
Eight Hizb ut-Tahrir members arrested for flyers in support of Syrian protests [Daily Star, Lebanon]
SIDON: Eight members of an Islamist fundamentalist group were arrested in Sidon and Tripoli Tuesday for posting leaflets in support of protesters in Syria, a security source told The Daily Star.
Tuesday 19th April
Lebanese military intelligence arrests 13 Hizb ut-Tahrir members ahead of planned protest on Friday in solidarity with ummah’s uprising in Syria.