efe-epaBy Isaac J. Martín Beirut

Malak Alaywe Herz, the woman who became an icon of the Lebanese uprising when she kicked a minister's bodyguard has given up on her country.

A kick in between the legs of an armed bodyguard of the Lebanese Education Minister Akram Chehayeb made her a symbol of the rebel spirit of the uprising, which erupted on 17 October.