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Political Defamation Campaign Targets Rescue Workers

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 11:09 pm | Franklin P Lamb

“Attacking hospitals and medical workers is a non-negotiable red line. As such, it must be set out – in clear and simple terms – in all military manuals, rules of engagement and standard operating procedures. Too often, unverified intelligence, ... More >>

Should Syria’s smuggled antiquities be repatriated

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:54 am | Franklin P Lamb

International condemnations from citizens and governments have reached near fever intensity as most of us are horrified and disgusted at what jihadi militants are smashing and decimating in Syria. And also in places like Mosel and Nimrud in Iraq ... More >>

Their Unpardonable Crime Is That They Are Syrian

Sunday, 11 January 2015, 10:18 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Their Unpardonable Crime Is That They Are Syrian By Franklin P. Lamb Syrian refugee settlement, Bekaa valley, Lebanon More >>

Jeff Feltman’s ‘really great plan’

Friday, 29 October 2010, 5:03 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Beirut is abuzz this morning over some pretty bizarre events that have been unfolding the past few months concerning Hezbollah and the UN created International Tribunal for Lebanon, created in 2007 to bring to justice those involved in the Valentine ... More >>

Lebanon’s PCRC moves into the Christian heartland

Thursday, 28 October 2010, 11:55 am | Franklin P Lamb

Even though not even one work permit has been issued to one Palestinian in Lebanon since the August 17, 2010 “right to work” law passed in Parliament and even though Palestinians are still forbidden from owning a home, the cause of Palestine Civil ... More >>

Franklin Lamb: Munir’s Story

Tuesday, 7 September 2010, 1:24 pm | Franklin P Lamb

The untreated psychic wounds are still open. Accountability, justice and basic civil rights for the survivors are still denied. Scores of horror testimonies have been shared over the past nearly three decades by survivors of the September 1982 Sabra- ... More >>

Lebanon scatters a little chicken feed

Sunday, 22 August 2010, 6:36 pm | Franklin P Lamb

“Palestinian guests in Lebanon are working with total freedom. First of all we do not refer to them as “refugees”. They are our brothers who are suffering and in a very difficult situation that they did not cause and they have lost their country. ... More >>

What’s going on in Lebanon’s Parliament?

Friday, 23 July 2010, 6:52 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Following some initiial optimism after MP Walid Jumblatt’s June 15 introduction of draft legislation that would exempt Palestinians from the Kafkaesque work permit process, grant them the right to own a home outside their oxygen scarce ‘sardine ... More >>

Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah (11/16/1935—7/4/2010)

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 12:31 pm | Franklin P Lamb

“Throughout my life, I have always supported the human being in his humanism and I have supported the oppressed. I think it is the person’s right to live his freedom and it is her and his right to face the injustice imposed on each by revolting against ... More >>

Lebanon wins if Palestinians granted right to work

Monday, 5 July 2010, 11:52 am | Franklin P Lamb

“These are humanitarian, social and ethical duties, and the Lebanese state must assume the responsibility of providing them to our Palestinian brothers and sisters. Lebanon will not dodge these duties, which must be crystal-clear, and not be subject ... More >>

Franklin Lamb: Lebanon’s Merry Month of May

Friday, 7 May 2010, 5:56 pm | Franklin P Lamb

In Lebanon this month, like spring flowers, proposals to give Palestinians the right to work are bursting out all over More >>

Franklin Lamb: Picnicking on Mount Vesuvius?

Monday, 19 April 2010, 5:15 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Tensions are rising in Lebanon between elected representatives in Parliament, ‘Unity’ Cabinet members and the American Embassy, as the 27th anniversary of the attack 1983 attack on the US Embassy approaches and the Embassy issues another warning for Americans ... More >>

Why we Petition for Palestinian Rights in Lebanon

Monday, 1 February 2010, 3:48 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Shatila Palestinian Refugee Camp, Beirut “We don't have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change or resistance. Small acts, when multiplied by many people, can transform the world” “If we remember those times and places–and ... More >>

Lebanon on US media crusades & mushrooming T lists

Monday, 18 January 2010, 3:01 pm | Franklin P Lamb

John McCain dropped in on Beirut last weekend en route to Israel to join fellow US Senator Joe Lieberman in agreeing with their hosts that, a just as he told them during the 2008 Presidential campaign, Barack Obama was real bad for Israel. McCain, ... More >>

Obama adds 675M Muslims to US Terrorism List

Wednesday, 6 January 2010, 10:32 am | Franklin P Lamb

However President Obama is judged on various subjects for his first year in office, he has already made history in the way that neither his predecessor nor any other leader has ever managed. More >>

The Israel Lobby's War on Al Manar TV

Sunday, 3 January 2010, 6:56 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Having inherited the Bush administration’s rising stack of terrorism lists, President Obama’s team had expressed interest in culling them “so they are more accurate and manageable and Americans experience less stress”, according to Homeland Security ... More >>

Destroying TV Channels that criticize Israel?

Friday, 1 January 2010, 10:24 am | Franklin P Lamb

“Al Manar is being singled out by the US Israel lobby precisely because it excels as a responsible TV channel that demands and applies the highest industry standards and because Israeli and Western viewers trust its news broadcasts more than they ... More >>

Franklin Lamb: Lebanon’s Ebenezer Scrooge

Monday, 21 December 2009, 2:05 pm | Franklin P Lamb

Surely we should all have known better. It was just too good to last. It seemed to some Americans in Lebanon that nearly all the Lebanese and their political leaders were ready to try to more of less work together for the good of the country. Many ... More >>

Lebanon: 52 words that shook Washington

Monday, 30 November 2009, 10:54 am | Franklin P Lamb

“It is the right of the Lebanese people, Army and the (Hezbollah led—ed.)Resistance to liberate the Shebaa Farms, the Kfar Shuba Hills and the northern part of the village of Ghajar as well as to defend Lebanon and its territorial waters in the face of ... More >>

A rare victory for Lebanon’s Palestinians

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 10:19 am | Franklin P Lamb

Known simply as “ the General” Michel Naim Aoun was born in a peaceful mixed Christian-Shia area of Haret Hreik, now a core Hezbollah area. He rose from poverty to become the head of Lebanon’s newly created Eighth army following the September ... More >>





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