Only by working together can Palestinians lobby for their rights with UNRWA and the Lebanese government, and support a new generation of youth who are ready to take more initiative.
The activists are demanding that the environment minister resign.
"You Stink" activists have given the government 72 hours to respond to their demands.
It was a stroke of genius that Lebanon's young protesters named their movement "You Stink". In just two words, they captured both the essence of their country's immediate crisis over uncollected garbage and its longer-term structural problems.
ISIS took advantage of the failure of the central governments to keep control of civil society in Syria and Iraq. If Lebanon's government collapses it is possible that ISIS may try to fill the vacuum in the absence of effective leadership.
The country is in a state of political crisis.
A garbage collection crisis is gripping the capital.