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11 Dec 2020

Oscar-nominated director Nadine Labaki: ‘We should not be begging for the truth’ about Beirut explosion

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister and three former ministers have become the latest officials to be charged with negligence following August’s explosion in Beirut, which left more than 200 people dead and thousands injured.

But the investigation into the blast has been criticised for its slow pace and a lack of answers. Now, in a call for justice, Oscar-nominated director Nadine Labaki has made a short film on the blast.