“Seasons Don’t Change.” from Lebanese Archive of Diab Alkarssifi, 1889-1993, Edited by Ania Dabrowska

1977. Baalbeck and Aorsal village, Lebanon.  News of the President of Egypt, Anwar Sadat’s visit to Israel provoked a wave of demonstrations across the Middle East by millions of people of the region who considered these negotiations a stab in the back, a betrayal.  The visit lead to the controversial peace treaty signed in 1979.

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Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, TV Transmission of his visit to Israel, 1977Aorsal Village, near Lebanon, 1977

Students' demonstrations. Centre: Gada Abas, Jamal Moayue, Sahera Kasem, Baalbeck, 1977

Effigy of Anwar Sadat. Baalbeck, 1977

Local men in demonstration: Ali Shabshol, Salah Algoz, Mr Yogey, Hane Hudar (in sunglasses), Mafleh Alou (with the megaphone), Mr Dorah, and Mohammed Caracala, Baalbeck, 1977 (From left to right)

Aorsal village, Lebanon, 1977

Barkal Solah in demonstration, Baalbeck, 1977

Temple of Venus, Baalbeck Temple, 1977

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