This article by Ziad Majed has been translated from the original Arabic by Ullin Hope.
Ten year ago in Beirut, on a day like today, the Syrian regime and its Lebanese agents assassinated the historian, journalist and left wing political activist Samir Kassir.
On a day like today, Samir sacrificed himself for his Syrian comrades and friends, who wrote, struggled for justice, fought fascism, and were imprisoned over the course of several decades. He also sacrificed himself for his Lebanese comrades and friends who alongside him confronted the dominance of that same fascism over Lebanon for many years.
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