Today in History: Yakup Mete

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Syriac resident of Tur Abdin, Yakup Mete, was killed 28 years ago today in Midyat by the Hezbollah counter-guerrilla.

The Turkish Hezbollah, with no direct links to the Lebanese Hezbollah, carried out extrajudicial executions, kidnappings, and torture in the 1990s.

The killers of Yakup Mete have never been found.