Martyrs' Square, Beirut

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Martyrs' Square (Arabic: ساحة الشهداء Sahat al Shouhada), historically known as "Al Burj" or "Place des Cannons", is the historical central public square of Beirut, Lebanon.[1]

Marino Mazzacuratti's Martyr's Monument and the Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, Beirut

Like the Martyr's Square in Damascus, it is named after the 6 May 1916 executions ordered by Djemal Pasha during World War I.

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