|Qana, Ten Years Later|
On April 18, 1996, Israeli forces shelled the UN compound in Qana, Lebanon during its military operation, "Grapes of Wrath." The compound provided refuge for nearly 600 Lebanese civilians during the attack. The shelling left 106 civilians and more than 300 injured, marking one of Lebanon's bloodiest massacres.
|Fact Sheet |
Use this fact sheet in your advocacy efforts. Include it in a folder of helpful documents you give to your Congressional representative, make it available at a Qana teach-in you organize, or hand it out to passers-by at a vigil or demonstration you coordinate.
|Chapter 18: The Massacre |
Robert Fisk is an internationally recognized journalist for the Independent of London. In his book, Pity the Nation, Fisk recounts the countless wars that tore Lebabnon apart. Chapter 18 of the book is dedicated to the Qana Massacre, where Fisk saw "more blood than [he] had ever seen before."
|Congressional Record Statement |
Representative John Conyers, Jr.(D-14th, MI) introduced a statement into the Congressional Record on behalf of his constituents who had relatives murdered in the 1996 Qana massacre.
|Press Release |
10 years later, survivors of Qana massacre still seeking justice: Press briefing on Capitol Hill features family members of Qana victims and attorney litigating class action law suit on victims’ behalf. scheduled for April 25th 2006.