Thursday, May 29, 2014

classic intimidation tactics


This woman was voting in Lebanon either because 1) she was afraid and was forced to vote (see the reporting of Anne Barnard today); 2) she wanted to vote because she was afraid that the Syrian government would sabotage her documentation papers (see the tweets of Sam Dagher of WSJ).  3) She was forced to vote by Hizbullah (see the headlines in Saudi/Qatari/Hariri media.  The fear is visible on her face.