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2nd Lebanon War victims take legal action against North Korea

Posted in 2006 Lebanon War, Arab-Israeli Wars by beyondtheborder on April 11, 2009

Thirty Israelis wounded during the Second Lebanon War from rockets fired by Hizbullah have filed an unprecedented lawsuit against the North Korean government, the prosecution announced Friday.

The complainants in the 100-million-dollar case, also filed against Hizbullah, said that North Korea supported the Shi’ite terrorist organization by providing it with training and territory on which to store the Katyusha rockets used against Israeli citizens.

It marks the first time victims of Hizbullah attacks are taking legal action against North Korean leadership.

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Maimed 10-year-old angry at Israel over cluster bombs

Posted in 2006 Lebanon War, Arab-Israeli Wars by beyondtheborder on March 29, 2009

From his hospital room in the Marjayoun Public Hospital, 10-year-old Mohammad Jamal Abdel- Aal says he will not forgive nor forget Israel for ripping off his limbs. Abdel-Aal’s left leg and right hand got amputated on Sunday after a cluster bomb, left over from the summer 2006 war with Israel, exploded while he was playing in one of the fields near his home in the southern town of Hilta.

“I am not able to play anymore,” Abdel-Aal told The Daily Star on Sunday.

For full article, visit http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=1&article_id=100462