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Lebanon teen death spurs 'selfie' anti-violence protest

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It started with a "selfie": a self-portrait picture of 16-year-old Mohammad al-Chaar, who was killed in a Beirut car bomb, has sparked a mini political protest by Lebanese citizens. 

A handout picture shows a self-portrait photo of 16-year-old Mohamed Shaar (2nd L) moments before he was killed in a car bomb in Beirut, on December 27, 2013

In dozens of pictures posted on Facebook and Twitter, young Lebanese hold up signs with a personal message and the hashtag #notamartyr, protesting the cycle of political violence in their country.

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