MP Daher calls Hezbollah enemy of democracy and freedom


March 14 MP Khaled al-Daher who represents the Future movement in the parliament attacked Hezbollah and the cabinet of Prime Minister Najib Mikati during Thursday’s parliamentary session

He said that Hezbollah should apologize to the Sunnis of Lebanon over the 2008 events when Hezbollah gunmen occupied the western part of Beirut which is predominantly Sunni .

“[I call] on Hezbollah to apologize to the people of Beirut, particularly the Sunnis,” Daher said

Daher also slammed Mikati’s cabinet saying it was formed as a “service” to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad “at the expense of the Lebanese people’s blood.”

“[You] are the enemies of democracy and freedom. Your policies [aim] to isolate and exclude [others] with the power of arms,” Daher told the cabinet and Hezbollah

He added that he rejected holding dialogue with March 8 amid, because of the presence of Hezbollah’s arms.