Offering Video, Israel Answers Critics on War - New York Times

Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Offering Video, Israel Answers Critics on War - New York Times: "
JERUSALEM, Dec. 4 — Israel's military, which has been accused of abuses in its war against Hezbollah this summer, has declassified photographs, video images and prisoner interrogations to buttress its accusation that Hezbollah systematically fired from civilian neighborhoods in southern Lebanon and took cover in those areas to shield itself from attack.Skip to next paragraphEnlarge This ImagePhotographs from southern Lebanon include, top, a village where Israel says a rocket launcher was kept, before and after an Israeli airstrike. Above, another village where Israel says a rocket launcher was hidden.MultimediaIsrael Releases Lebanon Attack VideoVideoIsrael Releases Lebanon Attack VideoReaders' OpinionsForum: The Middle EastLebanon and international human rights groups have accused Israel of war crimes in the 34 days of fighting in July and August, saying that Israel fired into populated areas and that civilians accounted for a vast majority of the more than 1,000 Lebanese killed.
"

0 comments: