The Compelling Story Of Amer Fakhoury And His Daughters’ Fight For Justice

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

Amer Fakhoury was an American citizen who was born in Lebanon. He went back to Beirut to visit family, and on September 12th, 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 on the Lebanese government they finally released him and admitted that the arrest was illegal. Amer went to Lebanon with a healthy medical record weighing 225 pounds, but came back weighing 160 pounds, as well as facing stage 4B aggressive lymphoma cancer. He was released on March 19, 2020 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.

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