Prominent Anti-Syrian Journalist Assassinated in Beirut

June 2, 2005

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Parents rush to pick their kids up early from school after a car bomb adjacent to the school killed Samir Kassir in the residential neighborhood of Achrafiyeh in Beirut. A founding member of the Democratic Left movement, Kassir actively supported the protests against Syrian involvement in Lebanon.

In order of appearance:
Jamileh Kazan, 15
Vera Karam, 10
Nasib Lahoud, Opposition Member of Parliament and President of the Democratic Renovation Movement

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