Tag Archives: Akkar

A Letter to the Patriarch: Do the Resistance Fighters of Akkar Not Deserve Tributes?

By: Joseph Abdallah Around this time last year, His Beatitude Patriarch al-Rai embarked on his tours of Lebanese regions, from Sidon and Jezzine to the Bekaa, and reached the south in September. In mid-August this year, the patriarch will begin his visit to the North in Akkar. The Maronite patriarch’s visits, particularly the three days he spent in South Lebanon, ... Read More »

Georges Abdallah: Not a “Humanitarian” Case

By: Joseph Abdallah Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati deserves credit for raising Georges Ibrahim Abdallah’s case with the French authorities during his latest trip to France earlier this month. Abdallah’s family and those campaigning for his freedom (which include Lebanese, Arab, and European groups), see it is a major step forward. For 28 years (the time Abdallah, now 61, has ... Read More »

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