All posts for August 2006

List of UN resolutions ignored by Israel

August 31st, 2006 | Posted in Palestine, Politics, War and Terror

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24 July to 13 August: Daily Massacres committed by Israeli forces

August 30th, 2006 | Posted in War and Terror

On Saturday July 29, the 18th day of Israeli Aggression on Lebanon, Sawsan Takiyee El Deen gave birth. The next day, her newborn became the youngest known victim of Israel’s aggression …

The Bush Administration and Israeli Government’s Master Plan:
A Massacre a day to keep the “terrorists” away

Monday July 24
Lebanon: ~14 civilians killed
Among them: Mohammad Ghandour, his wife and five children killed when Israeli army bombs their house in southern Town of Nabatiyeh.

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Hezbollah, Israel’s Brutal Invasion and the Regional Balance of Forces

August 30th, 2006 | Posted in Imperialism, Politics, War and Terror

An inteview with Gilbert Achcar

August 10, 2006
Chris Spannos

This interview was produced for Redeye, Vancouver Co-op Radio, on August 5, 2006.

CS: Lebanon has been suffering Israeli military devastation since mid-July. Certainly Hezbollah had anticipated a response from Israel to the abduction of two Israeli soldiers. What do you think were Hezbollah’s political calculations and reasons for their actions?

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Can you really not see?

August 30th, 2006 | Posted in Palestine, Imperialism, Solidarity, War and Terror

By Amira Hass

Let us leave aside those Israelis whose ideology supports the dispossession of the Palestinian people because “God chose us.” Leave aside the judges who whitewash every military policy of killing and destruction. Leave aside the military commanders who knowingly jail an entire nation in pens surrounded by walls, fortified observation towers, machine guns, barbed wire and blinding projectors. Leave aside the ministers. All of these are not counted among the collaborators. These are the architects, the planners, the designers, the executioners. (more…)

August 29th, 2006 | Posted in Repression, Resistance, War and Terror

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Bolivarian Society of Quebec: Lebanon Solidarity Statement.

August 29th, 2006 | Posted in Politics

Official statement of the Bolivarian Society of Quebec [SBQ] for Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine and Afghanistan.

The Bolivarian Society of Quebec (SBQ) publicly manifests its support and its solidarity towards all the Lebanese people in this moment of hardship and strife.

The external aggression that Lebanon is suffering violates principles stated by article 2 of the United Nations Charter, particularly withregards to national sovereignty respect and non-intervention in State’s internal affairs.
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The Jumpy Ladies of Lebanon

August 27th, 2006 | Posted in Labor, Economy, Other

Treated like modern-day slaves, Filipina domestic workers in Lebanon have jumped off buildings to escape from Israeli bombs and abusive Lebanese employers.

by Herbert Docena
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
i Report, 27 August 2006

BEIRUT

Miramar Flores stood on the ledge of her master’s second-floor balcony. As she tried to make up her mind whether to stay on under the Israeli bombardment or to flee it may well have occurred to her that it was a choice between death and death. (more…)

Out against occupation

August 26th, 2006 | Posted in Other

QPIRG McGill and Tadamon! present :
OUT AGAINST THE OCCUPATION!

A FUNDRAISER FOR THE SANAYEH RELIEF CENTRE IN BEIRUT

Wednesday, August 30 2006
Doors at 9 pm, Performance 10 pm
Club Lambi 4465 blvd. St-Laurent (coin Mont-Royal)
Pay What You Can/Suggested Donation: 5-20$

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Return and reconstruction

August 25th, 2006 | Posted in Economy, War and Terror

Internally displaced people begin returning to their homes and assessing the damage 

Photos from Tadamon! friend Mohammad Shublaq

On 14 of August, refugees from the southern suburbs of Beirut and the Lebanese south started to go back to their villages and neighborhoods after more than one month of the devastating Israeli war on Lebanon. (more…)

Remove Hezbollah from terror list: MPs

August 21st, 2006 | Posted in Politics, War and Terror

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:14:13 EDT
CBC News

The Lebanese-based militant group Hezbollah should be removed from Canada’s list of banned terrorist organizations, two Canadian MPs say. (more…)

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