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Souha Bechara

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Date of Birth June 15, 1967
Age 55 years, 6 months, 8 days
Place of Birth Deir Mimas
Country Lebanon
Profession Writer
Horoscope Gemini

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Souha Bechara is a famous Writer, born on June 15, 1967 in Lebanon. As of December 2022, Souha Bechara’s net worth is $5 Million. Souha Fawaz Bechara also spelled Souha Bechara or Soha Bechara (Arabic : سهى فواز بشارة) (born June 15, 1967) is a Lebanese national. In 1988, at the age of twenty one, she attempted to assassinate General Antoine Lahad of the South Lebanon Army, a militia funded by Israel. Bechara was quickly arrested and held in the infamous Khiam prison. She was released on September 3, 1998, following an intense Lebanese and European campaign. In 2000, she published her autobiography, Résistante, relating her early life and her years in jail. English and Arabic translations following in 2003. In 2011, Bechara published another autobiography, whose Arabic title translates as I Dream of a Cell of Cherries. Her co-author, Cosette Elias Ibrahim, is a Lebanese journalist who was also detained in the Khiam prison. She was released on 22 May 2000, when Israel pulled out of the south of Lebanon and the South Lebanon Army forces abandoned the Khiam prison.

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Souha Bechara Biography

Souha Bechara was born in Deir Mimas, Lebanon and raised in an Eastern Orthodox family. Her father, Fawaz Bechara, is a member of the Lebanese Communist Party, which Souha Bechara herself also joined secretly in 1982, the year in which Israel invaded Lebanon and was active within the bodies of the party, its resistance front Jammoul and also in Union of Lebanese Democratic Youth. .

Parts of Bechara’s story were used in Wajdi Mouawad’s 2003 play, Incendies, which Denis Villeneuve adapted to the screen in his 2010 film by the same name.

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Souha Bechara Net Worth

Souha Bechara is one of the richest Writer & listed on most popular Writer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Souha Bechara's net worth $5 Million.

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Souha Bechara left college in 1986 and joined militant activities in Lebanon. She was given the task of assassinating Lahad. Consequently, she headed south, introduced herself to Lahad’s family as an aerobics instructor to his wife Minerva. Gradually, she familiarised herself with the family’s members and visited them continually. On the evening of the operation, 17 November 1988, Lahad’s wife invited Bechara for tea. Bechara accepted the invitation and stayed until Lahad’s arrival. As she was packing her belongings and leaving, Bechara twice shot Lahad with a 5.45 mm revolver. He was shot once in the chest and once in the shoulder, then Bechara threw the gun away before his body guards arrested her.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Writer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Lebanon. Souha Bechara celebrates birthday on June 15 of every year.

Who is Soha Bechara?

Souha Bechara
Bechara in 2006
Born15 June 1967 Deir Mimas, Lebanon
OccupationActivist writer
Known forAttempting to assassinate Antoine Lahad; being detained at the Khiam detention center from 1988–1998

Where is soha Bechara?

The 21-year-old Bechara was found guilty for her crime, and would be imprisoned in the notorious Khiam prison in Southern Lebanon for the next 10 years. Yet in spite of her imprisonment, Souha Bechara would become a symbol of freedom, strength and resistance in Lebanon.

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