Underlying inequalities will remain despite the erasure of historically racist monuments, and perhaps even by virtue of such erasure.
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Lebanon’s commemorations serve multiple purposes. History and memory in Lebanon are deeply contested and highly politicized.
History Politics as kind of siege mentality, when the state sees any criticism of its past as support for the enemy. See e.g. Sandarmokh.