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The Assassination Site

The Assassination Site

30 مارس, 2006

I took this photo on my first day in Beirut, and didn't realize until dinner that night that this was the site of the car-bombing that took the life of Lebanese politician Rafiq Hariri on February 14, 2005. Hariri's assassination sparked the Cedar Revolution and drew more than a million Lebanese to the streets to protest the continued Syrian occupation of their country.

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