April 28th, 2010
01:23 PM ET

Lebanon youth have hope, but can it cause drastic change?

Thousands of Lebanese youth took to the streets demanding a secular country.

“What’s your religion?” big signs asked and thousands of Lebanese shouted, “None of your business” in a daring, bold and ambitious effort to demand a secular country.

A group of young activists and intellectuals have prepared for the event for months mainly through social media. They created a Facebook page, produced several promotional videos which they distributed through YouTube and they engaged the media and the street in a subtle way until Sunday, April 25, the day of the march.

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