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Jan 08, 2007
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Lebanese Protest Song: All Our Leaders Have Fled Lebanon

#1350 | 04:19
Source: LBC/LDC TV (Lebanon)

Following is a Lebanese protest song, which aired on LBC TV on January 8, 2007.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our world has become a paradise.

One is in Geneva, talking to himself all day long.

Another is a guest in Saudi Arabia, afraid of being assassinated.

The third – his palace is like a fortress. He surrounds himself with the people.

The fourth holds a sword in his hand, and fights his shadow in a room.

Nobody wants you.

My people lives on without you.

May Allah protect you, but your absence gives us peace.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our world has become a paradise.

There is nothing on television, except for politicians,

talking in a hundred colors, as if they are saints.

We sit and watch them every night, intoxicated with their stories.

We don't believe any one of them. It turns out they are all liars.

It turns out we are in the wrong.

We have been deceived.

Oh, learn from this, my poor people, that they are the source of all our troubles.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our world has become a paradise.

We are fed up with words and theories.

We need to find a solution for them.

I thought about a great big boat, which would carry them off and disappear.

They we would have peace and quiet, and we would be able to sing.

Turn the boat around and leave.

Don't stay in the harbor even one moment longer.

Carry them off, and take them far away.

Let them dissolve in the water.

Make sure you don't return them to us, until our honor has been restored.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.

The leaders have fled from Lebanon.

Our happiness has grown.

Now we can live in security.

Our world has become a paradise.