Qana in the News

Although ten years have passed since the shelling of a UN compound in Qana that killed 106 civilians and wounded hundreds of others, the survivors of the massacre and the families of the dead are still seeking justice. That struggle has been chronicled recently in the news and some of those stories are featured here.

War Crimes Caught on Tape; Still No Justice
The Massacre at Qana, 10 Years Later
By Stanley Heller

Lawsuit filed against Israeli General in U.S. Court for war crimes
Report, CCR, 15 December 2005

Lawsuits filed in US against Dichter, Ya'alon
By Nathan Guttman

Landmark Lawsuits Filed in U.S. Courts Against Israeli Officials
By Noura Erakat

D.C.: Lawsuit filed against former IDF chief
Anonymous person approaches former IDF chief of staff Moshe Yaalon and tries to hand him a statement of claim for alleged involvement in a shooting attack
By Yitzhak Benhorin

Qana Protest at State Department
Wahington, D.C. based activists get arrested for civil disobedience done in protest of the July 30, 2006 massacre at Qana.

"Butcher of Qana" finds No Safe Haven on Capitol Hill 
16 August 2006, The Coalition for Justice and Accountability, a Washington, D.C. area based group, disrupt Moshe Ya'alon's talk on Capitol Hill

Ya'alon still in New Zealand, despite arrest warrant for war crimes
On Tuesday November 28th, the New Zealand Justice Ministry issued a warrant for Ya'alon's arrest for war crimes related to the extra-judicial assasination of Salah Shehada in Gaza in 2002. The charges have since been dropped.