BEIRUT IMAGES: MARTYRS’ STATUE (RIDDLED WITH BULLET HOLES)

The Martyrs’ Statue in Martyrs’ Square in central Beirut “commemorates Lebanese nationalists who were hung during World War l by the Ottomans.”  – The statue, riddled with bullet holes, has become a symbol for all that was destroyed during the Lebanese Civil War. (wiki)

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27JUL13. Beirut, Lebanon.

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