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Jacob Katriel

Tel Aviv, July 22, 2006: More than 5000 march against the second Lebanon war.

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Detail from the background poster, above right
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"The naked truth about the Israeli machoism over the last 30 years"

Media reports. They will get more supportive as the disaster unfolds.

Haaretz

NRG Maariv

Ynet

Le Grand Soir

It's a democracy. We didn't expect everybody to agree with us. Some didn't:

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One final perspective

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STATISTICS ABOUT LEBANON (source unknown)

 1. Lebanon has 18 religious communities

  2. It has 40 daily newspapers

 3. It has 42 universities

 4. It has over 100 banks (that is banks and not branches of a bank)

 5. 70% of the students are in private schools

 6. 40% of the Lebanese people are Christians (this is the highest
 percent all the Arab countries)

 7. There's 1 doctor per 10 people in Lebanon (In Europe & America,
 there's 1 doctor per 100 people)

 8. The name LEBANON appears 75 times in the Old Testament

 9. The name CEDAR (Lebanon's tree) appears 75 times too in the Old
 Testament!!

 10. Beirut was destroyed and rebuilt 7 times (this is why it's
 compared to The Phoenix).

 11. There are 3.5 Million Lebanese in Lebanon

12. There are around 10 Million Lebanese outside Lebanon!

 OTHER INTERESTING FACTS:

 1. Lebanon, the country, was occupied by over 16 countries:>
Egyptians-Hittites-Assyrians- Babylonians- Persians- Alexander the greats
Army- the Roman Empire Byzantine- the Arabian Peninsula-The  Crusaders- the
Ottoman Empire- Britain-France- Israel- Syria.

 2. Byblos (city in Lebanon) is the oldest, continuously living city in the
world.

 3. Lebanon's name has been around for 4,000 yrs non- stop (it's the oldest
country/ nation's name in the world!)

 4. Lebanon is the only Asian/African country that doesn't have a desert.

 5. There are 15 rivers in Lebanon (all of them coming from its own
mountains)

 6. Lebanon is one of the most populated countries in its archeological
sites, in the world!!!

 7. The first alphabet was created in Byblos (city in Lebanon)

 8. The only remaining temple of Jupiter (the main Roman god) is in
Baalbeck, Lebanon (The City of the Sun)

 9. The name of BYBLOS comes from the BIBLE!!!

 10. Lebanon is the country that has the most books written about it.

 11. Lebanon is the only non-dictatorial country in the Arab world (it has a
President!)

 12. According to Christianity Jesus Christ made his 1st miracle in Lebanon,
in Sidon (The miracle of Turning water into wine).

 13. The Phoenicians (Original People of Lebanon) built the 1st boat, and
they were the first to sail ever!

 14. Phoenicians also reached America long before Christopher Columbus did.

 15. The 1st law school in the world was built in Lebanon, in Downtown
Beirut.

 16. People say that the cedars were planted by God's own hands (This is
why they're called "The Cedars of God", and this is why Lebanon is called
"God's Country on Earth."


Is it not a real Crime Against Humanity to destroy a country with such history?

Some other protests

Berger, Chomsky, Pinter , Saramego

Ynet, July 24, 2006 on the letter by Chomsky et al. (in English).

Statement by Israeli Filmmakers (Ynet, in Hebrew)

Statement by Israeli filmmakers (in English)

Statement by United for Peace and Justice

Sydney, Australia. More than 10,000 ...

London, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Berlin, Cairo, Amman

Montreal

Dacca, Bangladesh

בת שלום ונשים נגד מלחמה
קוראות לנשים להצטרף למשמרת מחאה קבועה מול בית ראש הממשלה
כמה קורבנות בדרך למשא ומתן
נחזיק שלט ועליו מניין ההרוגים בישראל, בפלסטין ובלבנון
משמרת ראשונה: יום א' 23.7.06 בין השעות 18:00-20:00
לפרטים והרשמה -
בת שלום: 02-6245699, 077-3443661/2, מולי: 052-3353992, יאנה: 050-8575729

 

Bat Shalom and Women Against War
call upon women to join a permanet vigil in front of the Prime Minister's Residence
How many more victims on the way to negotiations
We will hold sighngs counting the victims in Isreal, Lebanon and Palestine
First vigil: Sunday July 23rd between 6-8 pm
For registration and details, please contact -
Bat Shalom: 077-3443661,002-6245699, Molly:052-3353992, Yana:050-8575729

Lod, demonstrators detained after being attacked by plainclothed agent

A routine police practice, undermining its credibility.

Belgrade vigil of  WOMEN IN BLACK  Sunday 23 July 2006.

messages carried on la Place de la republique:

STOP ETHNIC CLEANSING OF LEBANON
AGAINST ISRAEL ARMY AND HESBOLLAH
EYE FOR EYE THE WORLD WILL BE BLIND

We send tender solidarity for strong women of Women in Black in Israel, we know you have been on streets for too many years, we read your brisk words today and hear how decided you are as if it was a very first day of your public protests! just fantastic!
we send you sounds of our songs of freedom for the safe places in yourselves, and to remember in the moments of loneliness that we are here on streets of Belgrade thinking of you.
 

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The final list:
80 locations internationally (outside Israel) held demonstrations this past weekend to protest the Israeli activity in Lebanon (and some also Gaza).
Some of them had thousands of people.  As you know, international media do not make this information known. Here's the list below.
Gila

Albuquerque, NM, US; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Ann Arbor, MI, US; Armidale, Australia;
Asheville, NC, US; Bainbridge Island, WA, US; Baltimore, MD, US; Barcelona, Spain;
Bay Area, CA, US; Belgrade, Serbia; Bellevue, WA, US; Berlin, Germany; Bonn, Germany;
Boston, MA, US; Brisbane, Australia; Burlington, VT, US; Calgary, Canada; Canberra, Australia;
Chicago, IL, US; Chile; Cologne, Germany; Concord, MA, US; Dakar, Senegal;
Deadwood, SD, US; Dearborn, MI, US; Detroit (Royal Oak), MI, US; Edinburgh, Scotland, UK;
Farmington, MA, US; Geneva, Switzerland; Gצteborg, Sweden; Greece; Halmsted, Sweden;
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Hunsrck, Germany;  Indiannapolis, IN, US; Kitchener, Canada;
Lancaster, PA, US; Lille, France; London, UK; London, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, CA, US;
Malmצ, Sweden; Marseille, France; Melbourne, Australia; Minneapolis, MN, US;
Montreal, Canada; Naples, Italy; New Orleans, LA, US; New Paltz, NY, US (near Woodstock);
New York, NY, US; Norway; Ottawa, Canada; Oxford, UK; Padova, Italy;
Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Philadelphia, PA, US; Phoenix, AZ, US; Piteו, Sweden; Paris, France;
Port Townsend, WA, US; Pune, Marashtra, India; Rome, Italy; Salt Lake City, UT, US;
San Luis Obispo, CA, US; Santa Fe, NM, US; Seattle, WA, US; Seville, Spain; South Dakota, US;
Stockholm, Sweden; Strasbourg, France; Syracuse, NY, US; Toronto, Canada; Tucson, AZ, US;
Turin, Italy; Valencia, Spain; Vancouver, BC, Canada; Victoria, BC, Canada; Vienna, Austria;
Washington, DC, US; Woodstock, NY, US.

Jerusalem, July 25, 2006

Haifa, July 25, 2006. "Thanks" to violance of right-wing hooligans, this vigil got wide exposure on TV and printed media

Haifa. A more hostile report, with more lies, in NRG.

Followup:

"הרמטכ"ל, רב אלוף דן חלוץ, הורה לחיל האוויר כי על כל ירי לחיפה יופצצו עשרה בתים ברובע דאחייה השיעי בביירות"

"The chief-of-staff ordered that ten houses be bombed in Beirut for each rocket reaching Haifa"

ACRI protests, mentioning Halutz' earlier despicable statement

In spite of the ACRI warning, the war crime was carried out

Haaretz, July 23, 2006: First doubts within the Coalition.

Haatrtz, July 23, 2006

Gideon Levy, July 23, 2006

Yossi Sarid, Haaretz, July 23, 2006

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