“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Edward Hanin

(1913 – 1992 AD = 1331 – 1412 AH)

Edward ibn Ibrahim Hanin was Lebanese author, lawyer and politician born in the village of Kfarshima on the coast of Beirut. He studied at Saint Joseph’s University, where he received his degree in law. He worked in the fields of literature and science, contributed writings to various newspapers and joined the “People of the Pen” association. He was elected Secretary General to the National Liberal Party. In 1957, he was elected to represent the Matn district in Lebanon, a position from which he moved on to become the Minister of Labor in 1961 and 1964. Among his remnants are “The National Bloc,” which describes the Mount Lebanon parliamentary election of 1947, “In the Footsteps of Democracy” and “This is How They Ruled in Our Name.”

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