Universal Syriac Union Party unveils new memorial to Syriac martyrs in Zahle, Lebanon

ZAHLE, Lebanon — On Saturday, the Universal Syriac Union Party (USUP) in Lebanon commemorated the 1,132 Syriac martyrs who rose up alongside other Lebanese Christians to defend their communities.

President of the USUP Ibrahim Mrad, in the presence of the party leadership and members of the Zahle Coordination Office, unveiled a new memorial to the martyrs after the rehabilitation of the public square in Zahle.

Commemorations were also held in Syriac Martyrs’ Square in the Bouchria Dam area on Sunday.