On the eighth day of Israel’s military campaign in Lebanon Wednesday, the
Lebanese death toll passed 300, almost all civilians. [Full Story]
Amnesty International is calling on the UN Security Council to urgently adopt measures to protect civilians caught up in the deepening Israel-Lebanon conflict. Amnesty International condemns the continued attacks on civilians by both Israel and Hizbullah. Such attacks are a blatant breach of international humanitarian law and amount to war crimes.