February 1, 2023

Time to hold Hezbollah accountable: Christians under fire in Lebanon

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by Hadeel Oueis, Senior Research Fellow

The Lebanese Christian strong political impact has always been part of Lebanon’s unique character and identity.

Still, Hezbollah’s militia is trying to change this reality with a series of threats to Christian leaders.

The armed militia that enjoys tremendous dominance in Lebanon is trying to subordinate the Christians of Lebanon and turn them into another weak minority in the Middle East that does not have a role in the political scene in their historic homeland.

The latest aggression by Hezbollah manifested itself against the prominent Christian leader Ibrahim Murad, the President of the Syriac Union Party in Lebanon, now skulking from Hezbollah’s militants after he called on the Lebanese people to protest the militia’s hegemony that’s dragging Lebanon into an economic and political collapse…