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Domestic crimes in Lebanon: Three victims in one month

Many years ago, Lebanon witnessed an increase in the number of domestic crimes where the victim is a woman. As shown in the following table, ten victims were recorded in 2017 and early 2018.

A table showing the domestic crimes, 2017-present.

Date of crime

Location

No. of deaths

Offender and declared circumstances of the crime

22-01-2018

Ras Al-Nabeh (Beirut)

1

Fadi Askar (Lebanese) shot his wife Nada Bahlawan, fled in a car found in Dahr Al-Baidar, and was arrested in Masna‘a.

13-01-2018

Al-Awali (Saida)

1

Fadi Ajami (Lebanese) slaughtered his Palestinian wife Zarifa Zaidan with a knife and buried her body under the Al-Awali bridge in Saida near the sea.  

03-01-2018

Brital

1

A Syrian man slaughtered his wife.

24-12-2017

Beirut

1

Deeb Al-Ghosh (Lebanese) strangled and stabbed his wife Malak Al-Mokdad (23 years old) in their house in Sabra. It was reported that they were drug users  

17-09-2017

Saida

1

Naim Al-Khalidi (Palestinian) killed his ex-wife in her home in Haret Saida. 

12-08-2017

Haouch Sayed Ali   (Beqa‘a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Ali Nassereddine (Lebanese, 25 years old) killed his wife Dalia Sami Hijazi (27 years old) in their home in Haouch Sayed Ali in Beqa‘a. The victim is a mother of two children and was engaged to another young man (Hassan Daoud) who went to jail for drug possession. During his imprisonment, the victim got married to her current husband. Nassereddine had also killed Daoud because the latter had called his former fiancée after leaving prison.

25-05-2017

Jennata-Sour

3

Muhammad Chour (Lebanese) killed his wife Samira Chour and his daughter Narimane then shot himself, committing suicide.

    Source: ISF statements.



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