Family holds home funeral for slain prominent Lebanese activist

The funeral of slain Lebanese activist Lukman Sleim, known for being an outspoken critic of the pro-Iranian Hezbollah movement, took place Thursday at his home in southern Beirut. Sleim, a Shiite Muslim, was found dead inside his car in southern Lebanon, a Hezbollah stronghold, on February 4. Family members along with clergymen from different Lebanese religious groups gathered Thursday in the garden of the family’s villa inside Hart Hreik, another bastion of Hezbollah, for the funeral ceremony. The Lebanese army tightened security measures around the house during the ceremony, during which par…

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