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Capitol Hill Webinar – Who is in Control in Lebanon? The Compelling Story of Amer Fakhoury and His Daughters’ Fight for Justice

October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Guila Fakhoury, Macy Fakhoury, and Zoya Fakhoury of the Amer Fakhoury Foundation

About this webinar: The Amer Fakhoury Foundation’s goal is to provide financial and emotional support to families who are victimized by terrorist regimes.

Amer Fakhoury was an American citizen who was born in Lebanon. He went back to Beirut to visit family, an  on September 1, 2019  was kidnapped by Hezbollah, imprisoned, abused, tortured and forced to sign false documents that he was an Israeli spy, which they used to detain him for 7 months. After the US government exerted tremendous pressure of the government they finally released him and admitted that the arrest was illegal. Amer went to Lebanon with a healthy medical  record  weighing 225 pound, and came back weighing 160 pounds, and facing stage 4B aggressive lymphoma cancer. He was released March 19, 2019 and died on August 17, 2020.

Learn about the condition of human rights inside Lebanon and who really is in control of the Lebanese  government.

Guila Fakhoury is a biomedical research scientist and a PhD candidate studying organizational and industrial psychology. Worked at the Broad institute of Harvard on developing patient-derived cancer models, currently working at Pfizer in the internal medicine research unit. Guila is the daughter of the late US hostage Amer Fakhoury and is a co-founder of the Amer Fakhoury Foundation.

Macy Fakhoury is a Chemical Engineer graduate from the University of New Hampshire, currently working as a Water/Wastewater Treatment Engineer in New Hampshire. Macy is the daughter of the late US hostage, Amer Fakhoury, and is a Co-Founder of the Amer Fakhoury Foundation.

Zoya Fakhoury graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Civil Engineering. Works at Borrego Solar Systems as a Development Engineer. Zoya is the daughter of the late U.S hostage Amer Fakhoury and is a co-founder of the Amer Fakhoury Foundation.

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October 14, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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