Lebanon protesters face terrorism charges

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    Security has been stepped up outside a military court in Beirut where 32 anti-government activists are standing trial, accused of terrorism.

    It is the first time the charge has been levelled against a protester – an offence that carries the death sentence.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

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