Lokman Slim

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Lokman Mohsen Slim
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Lokman Slim in 2018
Born17 July 1962
Haret Hreik, Lebanon
Died4 February 2021 (aged 58)
Sidon, Lebanon
Cause of deathHomicide
NationalityLebanese
EducationMaster, Sorbonne
OccupationSocial and Political Activist, Publisher, Author, Writer, Translator
TitleDirector Hayya Bina
Political partyIndependent
Websitehttp://www.hayyabina.org; http://www.umam-dr.org

Lokman Mohsen Slim (Arabic: لقمان محسن سليم; 17 July 1962 – 4 February 2021) was a Lebanese publisher and independent social and political activist.[1][2] He was a commentator on Lebanese and Middle East politics. He was a well known critic of the Hezbollah.

Death[change | change source]

On the night of 3 February 2021, during the lockdown, Lokman was returning alone in his rented car to Beirut, after visiting a friend in the village of Niha, Tyre District, and was not traceable in the next hours. Later, Slim's car was discovered in a remote area between the villages of Addousiyeh and Tafahta in southern al Zahrani district, Sidon District, where he was found shot to death in his car in southern Lebanon on the next day of morning. He was 58 years old.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. SPIEGEL, Daniel Steinvorth, DER. "Boost for Militants in Lebanon: Hezbollah Riding on a Wave of Confidence". www.spiegel.de.
  2. "Lebanon news - NOW Lebanon -Independent Shia politics". Archived from the original on 2012-09-02. Retrieved 2011-06-28.
  3. "Lokman Slim, prominent Hezbollah critic, shot dead in south Lebanon". France 24. February 4, 2021.