Sunniva Rose
Sunniva Rose

Journalist based in Beirut. She works for local and international media such as Le Figaro, Deutsche Welle, L’Orient-Le Jour and The National.

In Lebanon, Pro and Anti-Syria Camps Face Off Over a Cement Factory

A Lebanese businessman’s quest to build a massive cement factory with plans to export to Syria has led to violent demonstrations between his opponents and supporters, in a fight that epitomises the small country’s long-lasting political rivalries and rising anxiety over the irreparable consequences of environmental damage.