Activists in Lebanon are challenging social media-ites to upload photos of themselves burning the now-infamous black-and-white Islamic State flag in protest of the jihadi group's activities in the Middle East. Some have used the hashtag #BurnISISFlagChallenge, a play on the #Icebucketchallenge that was a massively popular social media campaign to raise money to fight ALS.
— ☠ジョーカー☠ (@Shadow__Creeper) August 21, 2014
— جريدة الأخبار (@AlakhbarNews) September 2, 2014
Assyrians burning the isis Flag pic.twitter.com/6UviBcivGi
— Danny Yacoub (@DanielYacoub24) July 27, 2014
— Mhamad Haraké (@Mharakeh) August 30, 2014
In late June, New York Times journalist C.J. Chivers saw members of the Shia Mahdi Army burning the ISIS banner, but right alongside American and Israeli flags.
— C.J. Chivers (@cjchivers) June 21, 2014
ISIS appears to respond, although there is no confirmation of the authenticity of the images to the right:
— Rami(ط) (@RamiAlLolah) August 31, 2014