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Man “beats” wife at Beirut’s women’s rights race

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May 06, 2014

BEIRUT - A violent scene erupted Sunday during the Beirut Marathon Association’s Women’s Race when a man started “beating” a woman as thousands of other females raced for women’s right.

The brutal attack wasn’t noticed by many of the participants, but it started a frenzy on social media as Lebanese shared the video of the attack on Facebook and Twitter.

What seemed so real turned out to be a staged act, directed by Lucien Bou Rjeily, to raise awareness for the cause of  violence against women.

 قدم أحد الرجال الذين تواجدوا في ماراثون بيروت بدرب زوجته وشتمها أمام الموجودين والجميع و كان يصرخ بوجهها، سارع بعد النساء المتواجدين قرب الحادثة من منع الزوج من ضربها

فراح يصرخ بوجههم أيضاً . لكن سرعان ما انكشف أنا هذا ليس إلا مشهد تمثيلي يظهر قساوة العنف وأنه يجب علينا أن نقف بوجهه ونمنعه عن الحصول



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