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Downtown Beirut - November 2007 -- via Wikipedia 2
Newcastle, Australia As my pal Rabih (over at SkyscraperCity) perfectly pointed out: “it’s been a busy 24 hours for bigots in Newcastle, Australia news rooms“. Speaking at a Hunter Valley Research Foundation function at state Parliament yesterday, Infrastructure NSW chairman and former Liberal premier Nick Greiner issued a blunt assessment […]

Australia’s Newcastle compared to a Friday Night in Beirut



Lebanese immigrant statue defaced in 'disgusting' attack 2
The Lebanese Immigrant Statue (apparently there are 12 around the world) has been defaced in a park in Australia: A $60,000 Preston statue celebrating Lebanese immigration has been defaced with racist and sexually gratuitous graffiti. The statue, unveiled at Preston’s Ray Bramham Gardens in November, pays homage to the “thousands […]

Vandals Deface Lebanese Immigrant Statue in Australia





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A big thanks to rouba, Antoun Issa, Olivia Alabaster, and Liliane (Lebanon Aggregator) for the link. According to one eye witness by the name of Andrew, and supported by The Age’s Paul Millar: Suburban street like ‘downtown Beirut’ after shooting, firebombing Paul Millar June 23, 2011 – 11:23AM A witness to the […]

According to Australia's The Age, Guildford Avenue Resembles Downtown Beirut