Letter from Lebanon July 26, 2006Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, International, Politics.
This message was sent by Hanady Salman, an editor at a local Lebanese newspaper As-Safir.
“Dear friends and colleagues ,
You will all have to excuse me for sending this. It’s pictures of the bodies of babies killed by the israelis in South lebanon. They are all burnt. I need your help. I am almost certain these pictures won’t bepublished in the West, although they are associated press pictures.
I need your help exposing them if you can. The problem is these are people who were asked to leave their village , Ter Hafra , this morning , within two hours , or else…. So those who were able to flee went to the closer UN base wherethey were asked to leave. I think that after the Qana massacres in 1996 when civilians were bombed after they took shelter in UN headquarters , the UN does not want to be responssible for the lives of civilians.
A FEW MINUTES AGO , the Israeli asked the people of Al Bustan village in the south to evacuate their homes. I am afraid massacares will keep happening as long as Israeli actions are uncheked.
Please help us if you can
Hanady Salman ”