Thursday, August 03, 2006

A Lebanese Shia explains how Hezbollah uses human shields

From Judeoscope, 30 July 2006, (letter translated from the German by David Ouellette) ...

In a letter to the editor of the Berlin daily Der Tagesspiegel a Lebanese Shia explains how after Israel’s withdrawal from South Lebanon, Hezbollah stored rockets in bunkers in his town and built a school and residence over it.

I lived until 2002 in a small southern village near Mardshajun that is inhabited by a majority of Shias like me. After Israel left Lebanon, it did not take long for Hezbollah to have the say in our town and all other towns. Received as successful resistance fighters, they appeared armed to the teeth and dug rocket depots in bunkers in our town as well. The social work of the Party of God consisted in building a school and a residence over these bunkers! A local sheikh explained to me laughing that the Jews would lose in any event because the rockets would either be fired at them or if they attacked the rocket depots, they would be condemned by world opinion on account of the dead civilians. These people do not care about the Lebanese population, they use them as shields, and, once dead, as propaganda. As long as they continue existing there, there will be no tranquility and peace.

Dr. Mounir Herzallah Berlin-Wedding

For the German Original go to Der Tagesspiegel, 30/7/06

For an exceptional, in depth look at the Shia Islamists’ disregard for human life, see Ahmadinejad’s World by German investigative writer Matthias K√ľntzel.

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