Fishermen Protest the Destruction of Al Daliah

Collection with 15 media items created by Transterra Editor

Lebanon 19 Mar 2014 00:00

The story of AlDaliah, which is the area separating Al roche and Alramle Albayda, goes way back to the year of 1995, when the deceased prime minister Rafik Al Hariri started to buy all the properties in the area from their fishermen owners through private realestate companies.
Years after that this issue had floated to the surface again when the heirs of Rafik Al Hariri demanded to close the case and kick out the inhabitants of the area that they own, and the government has to build ports to contain the boats of the fishermen.
However, working on this project stopped when the heirs of Rafik Al Hariri didn’t agree on expanding the fishermen’s port because it’ll be taking over their personal property according to the declaration of the former minister of public work and transportation Ghazi Al Aridi.
This case lies between the hands of the Lebanese justice system which has not made a decision till this day, with the fishermen threatening to make their protest more violent in case they were forced out of their houses.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of ...
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

A boat that is no longer used,thrown next to the rocks they were going to be used for building the area.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

A photograph of a truck carrying sand to the area that was supposed to be built.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

One of Al Daliah fishermen carrying a big fish he had caught.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of ...
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

The new port the Lebanese Government decided to build, but the construction work has stopped suddenly.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of ...
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

fFishermen's wives protesting by blocking the road of Ain Mrayse against the law suit filed by Fahed, Hind, Nazek Al Hariri, the heirs of the deceased prime minister Rfik Al Hariri for removing their houses that occupy personal property belongs to Al Hariri family.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of ...
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

Sababira works in fishing to support her children after the death of her husband who was a fisherman.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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19 Mar 2014

The house of one of the fishermen that is doomed to be remved.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of ...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Transterra Editor
19 Mar 2014

The postponed construction work in the port and the thrown boats of the fishermen.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Transterra Editor
19 Mar 2014

Fishermen setting tires on fire protesting against the decision taken to remove the houses in the Al Daliah port inhabited by them for the past 50 years.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Transterra Editor
19 Mar 2014

One of the affected fishermen protesting with a signboard against the way they're being treated.

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Fishermen Protest the Destruction of...
Beirut, Lebanon
By Transterra Editor
19 Mar 2014

Sababira Itani, the only woman who works in fishing in Beirut, been living in Al Daliah for over 50 years.