Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Saud Arabia reclaims its rivers, while Lebanon looses its cultural and historic sites

Ancient River Valley Reclaimed: Saudi’s Sweet Success StoryAll the while, Saudi developers caused an upheaval among environmentalists in Lebanon by buying and destroying natural and cultural reserves. More than 7,000,000 m2 have been bought by foreign developers in Lebanon.

Saudi-backed developers have decimated Beirut's historical heritage, and activists of Dlebta in Lebanon are protesting the Saudi take over over the heritage site called "Hill of the Cross", prompting a new facebook group. Saudi-loyalists have blocked the law proposed pre-2009 by BCR in Lebanon to contraint foreign investors and make sure the benefit the local economy and culture: article 31 shown in this document.

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