SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 20 April 2024, Saturday |

Hawat denies news of cutting-off communications in event of mass protests

Caretaker Tele-Communications Minister Talal Hawat categorically denied, in an issued statement today, the circulated news via an electronic news websites about developing a plan at the meeting of the Supreme Defense Council to block communications in the event of mass protests in the country.

Hawat pledged support to “public freedoms and respect for the right to peaceful demonstration and expression of opinion, which is guaranteed by the Lebanese Constitution – Article 12.”

    Source:
  • NNA