phalangist


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a Spanish member of General Franco's political party

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Israel's Kahan commission, tasked with investigating the massacre, found that Israel's defense minister at the time, Ariel Sharon, bore personal responsibility for allowing the Phalangists into the camps without taking any measures to prevent the massacre.
Geagea was expected to receive nearly 60 votes after he secured the official backing of the March 14 alliance, the Phalangist and several independents, though it was clear that several failed to cast their votes in his favour.
Although fictionalized in Hage's novel, the description George provides of his Phalangist militia's murderous rampage through a refugee camp in retribution for the assassination of their leader parallels unmistakably the actual historical events of the brutal massacre, in 1982, of Palestinian civilians living in the Sabra and Shatila camps in Beirut.
Falk summarizes the report by saying that "at the end of the Report the IDF is praised, the Phalangists censured, and the Palestinians held responsible for their own tragic fate" (1984, 323).
This Maronite Christian sector was dominated and led by the so-called Kataib or Phalangist party, a party originally established in the 1930s modeled on, and inspired by, the German Nazi party.
WASHINGTON, September 17, 2011 (WAFA) --The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) marked on September 16 the 29th anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Palestinian refugees by Israeli-backed Phalangist militias in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, according to an ADC press release.
A conference for Phalangist emigrants has called on Phalange Party supporters living overseas to apply for Lebanese nationality for their children, and to exercise their right to participate in Lebanese elections, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported on Wednesday.
Davutoglu and al-Thani are expected to hold meetings with Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese Christian leader Michel Aoun and Christian Phalangist leader Samir Geagea later in the day.
Twenty eight years ago, a scene of unspeakable horror rocked the rubble strewn alleys of Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut as vengeance vied with naked lust in a massive display of human malice illuminated for the IDF overseers of this massacre with flares that provided "an unobstructed and panoramic view" for Israeli Defense Minister, Ariel Sharon and his Chief of Staff, Rafael Eitan, as they watched from the seven story Kuwaiti embassy providing logistical support for their Phalangist allies as they "massacred for 36 to 48 hours" the hapless Palestinians imprisoned in the camps.
Israeli military forces launched an attack on the area before Phalangist allies carried out raids on the Sabra neighbourhood and the Shatila refugee camp.
Like Orfalea, Majaj claims that the poem was written after what she calls the "Israeli and Lebanese Phalangist massacres of Palestinians during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon" (283), but she may be missing the "American" side of the poem.
As for the individuals who were in the vicinity of the camps on that fateful night, the UN observers noted the presence of Phalangist forces in the area on the day of the 17th as well as the morning of the 18th (UN docs.
54) While Israel's record is not unblemished as regards ties to guerrilla movements, having collaborated with the Phalangist militia in Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s and having cooperated with Kurds in Iraq both during the Cold War and since the American occupation of Iraq, Israel has nowhere near the precedent-setting clout that the United States does.
10 Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman) An animated documentary about Israel's invasion of Lebanon in the mid-1980s and the Christian Phalangist massacre that followed.
The center of Pity the Nation is the story of the 1982 massacre of Palestinians in refugee camps by Phalangist militias, Israeli surrogates, over three days.