"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Samir Franjieh Passes Away after Battle with Illness- Naharnet

Former MP and March 14 politician Samir Franjieh passed away on Tuesday at the age of 71 after a battle with an incurable disease, state-run National News Agency reported.
He was receiving treatment at the Hôtel-Dieu de France hospital in Beirut.
Prime Minister Saad Hariri hailed Franjieh as “a prominent symbol of the glorious March 14 Uprising, which played the key role in ending the Syrian tutelage in Lebanon.”
“Samir Franjieh remained faithful and loyal to the principles and pillars of the Cedar Revolution, despite all the challenges and risks, and did not change his approach and his adherence to sovereignty, independence and coexistence until the last moment of his life,” Hariri said.