24 mai 2020

Some of Israel's Lebanon veterans still searching for help - France 24


Two decades after the end of the war in Lebanon, Israeli veterans still deal with dark memories of the conflict, arguing that many comrades were denied the help they needed. "When we were in Lebanon, we counted on each other. Today as well we need to support each other," said Avi Maier, 50, at a veterans' march in Tel Aviv, marking two decades since the Israeli withdrawal. Israel does not officially consider as a "war" its 1982-2000 occupation of southern Lebanon where thousands of it troops [...]