WorldViews: The Lebanese ice bucket challenge has morphed into burning Islamic State flags

By Rick Noack, September 4, 2014

Last weekend, several Lebanese activists started a trend which has since gained prominence under the hashtag #BurnISISFlagChallenge or #BurnISIS. The protesters burned an Islamic State flag in retaliation to the presumed beheading of a Lebanese officer, an idea which quickly motivated others to post similar pictures or videos.

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