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#NotAMartyr selfie protest in Lebanon: The 41 messages….

Posted on: January 9, 2014

41 Powerful Messages From A Selfie Protest In Lebanon

 A reaction to the post that went viral https://adonis49.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/selfie-mohammad-chaar-16-year-old-is-not-a-martyr-nor-a-hero/

This before-and-after photo of 16-year-old Mohammad Chaar  or Shaar (in the red hoodie) was widely shared after the teenager was among 8 people killed in a car bombing in Beirut on Dec. 27, 2013.

The teen’s death prompted a selfie protest in Lebanon with hundreds posting simple yet powerful messages about what they wanted from their country using the hashtag #notamartyr across Facebook and Twitter.

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