A protester holds Arabic placards that reads: “Will not forget, right, down with the system of nitrates,” outside a court building during a demonstration of solidarity with Judge Tarek Bitar who is investigating last year’s deadly seaport blast, in Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. Hundreds of Lebanese, including families of the Beirut port explosion victims, rallied Wednesday outside the court of justice in support of Bitar after he was forced to suspend his work. Bitar is the second judge to take on the complicated investigation. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)