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Dancer’s Suicide Highlights Misery of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Just hours after his last public performance in Beirut Wednesday night, a Syrian refugee dancer jumped from his seventh-floor balcony in an act of despair that experts say is increasingly prevalent among refugees living in Lebanon. In a June 13th Facebook post interpreted as a suicide note, Hassan Rabeh, 25, asked forgiveness from family and loved ones. He also cited despair over the Syrian regime of Bashar Al-Assad and the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory Rabeh, 25, was a...

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