Countdown to Fury: Beirut Blast Survivors, Victims’ Families Demand Justice

Screenshot of Beirut port explosion August 4, 2020
Rayan Khatoun sustained multiple injuries and escaped death in her damaged car parked a few feet away (photos courtesy Khatoun)
Screenshot of an Aug 4 anniversary video and mass production of coffins
Screenshot of poster featuring Lebanese warlords and politicians with the caption “Nobody represents me”
Screenshot of Embrace video on mental health
A window was blown away and hit Abou-Zahr on the head, then bounced back to the wall (courtesy Abou-Zahr)
Screenshot of Sawssan Abou-Zahr tweet about the anniversary
Screenshot of tweet “Maybe God on that day will answer people’s prayers”
Screenshot of crass Egyptian stars and retired Brazilian soccer player “celebrating” Beirut blast
Screenshot of Rula El Halabi tweet: “Please dear God when I wake up tomorrow morning”



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Magda Abu-Fadil

Magda Abu-Fadil

Magda Abu-Fadil is a veteran foreign correspondent/editor of international news organizations, former academic, media trainer, consultant, speaker and blogger.