More than 300 now dead in Lebanon – UN Security Council must protect civilians in Israel-Lebanon conflict

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.

Women in a refugee camp who have fled conflict in Africa
 

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