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Added by on 2014-09-07

“Pictures of Lebanese activists burning flags in Beruit in protest against Islamic State militants have sparked a hashtag campaign against Isis. The hashtags #BurnISISFlagChallenge or #BurnISIS have been circulating across social media after pictures of three boys burning a flag in Beruit’s Sassine Square emerged on Saturday. One example was a video of person burning a picture of the flag, captioned: “I nominate the whole world to the #BurnISISFlagChallenge. You have 24 hours. GO!!” The burning is understood to be in response to the beheading of a Lebanese officer by Islamic militants.“* Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola (TYT University), Ben Mankiewicz (Turner Classic Movies) and Wes Clark Jr break it down. *Read more here from Heather Saul / The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-ice-bucket-challenge-lebanese-activists-burning-flag-sparks-antiislamic-state-hashtag-campaign-9714437.html

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