Monday, July 24, 2006

Lebanon Death Toll Approaching 400, Mostly Civilians

In this compelling report, Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks with independent journalist Dahr Jamail who has just arrived in Beirut:

* Lebanon Under Siege: Dahr Jamail Reports from Beirut on How Israel Air Strikes Have Caused a Humanitarian Crisis for Hundreds of Thousands ofRefugees *

The death toll from Israel's attack on Lebanon is approaching four hundred ­almost all civilians. More than one thousand have been wounded and anestimated 900,000 have been displaced from their homes. This weekend, ground troops seized the Lebanese town of Marun al-Ras. Israeli officials believethey have approval from the United States to keep attacking Lebanon for atleast another week. We go to Lebanon to speak with independent journalist Dahr Jamail.


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