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Contextualizing the Emergence of Martyrs in Lebanon

  • Sabrina BonsenEmail author
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Part of the Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen Ostens book series (PGNO)

Abstract

According to a narrative, ʿAbd al-Karim al-Khalil, a Lebanese lawyer from Jabal ʿAmil, was calling for independence in his last statment before the stool was kicked and he was hanged in 1915 on the Sahat al-Burj in Beirut, today known as the Martyrs Square.

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MühlackerGermany

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