Lebanon

The implementation of Security Council Resolution 1701 after six months (Interim report)

An examination of the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1701 six months after its passing shows that that implementation to be only partial and that the Lebanese army and UNIFIL have not enforced its essential provisions.
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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah publicly admits that his organization is rearming and secretly transporting arms to south Lebanon, in blatant violation of Security Council Resolution 1701.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah publicly admits that his organization is rearming and secretly transporting arms to south Lebanon, in blatant violation of Security Council Resolution 1701. Nasrallah sends a clear message to his opponents: Hezbollah is determined to maintain its status as “the defender of Lebanon”.
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Hezbollah’s use of Lebanese civilians as human shields – Part One: Introduction

Hezbollah’s use of Lebanese civilians as human shields: the extensive military infrastructure positioned and hidden in populated areas. From within the Lebanese towns and villages deliberate rocket attacks were directed against civilian targets in Israel.
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Hezbollah’s use of Lebanese civilians as human shields – Part Three

Israel Population centers as targets for Hezbollah rocket fire
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In a television interview, Hassan Nasrallah threatened to have his supporters take to the streets if Siniora’s government remained in power.

In a television interview, Hassan Nasrallah threatened to have his supporters take to the streets if Siniora’s government remained in power. The United States blamed Iran, Syria and Hezbollah for working to overthrow the Lebanese government. Nasrallah stated that Hezbollah would demand a high price for the abducted Israeli soldiers.
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Hezbollah indoctrination for the younger generation: book and coloring books captured in the second Lebanon war designed to inculcate children and adolescents with the organization ideology

The themes are Hezbollah as Lebanon’s defender, justification for Hezbollah’s military actions against Israel, the importance of “resistance” (i.e., terrorism) and nurturing hatred for Israel and the Jewish people and identification with the Palestinians
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