Daily Archives: February 20, 2007
The working class city of Sderot (est. pop. 20,000), in southern Israel, is possibly the first city since Sarejevo to live under constant bombardment of its civilian population for a sustained period of time. One by product of this situation is that the small mental health trauma unit in Sderot was simply no longer able to meet the needs of the situation, with more than 3,000 people in Sderot in treatment for the after effects of shock, anxiety and stress.
"I am not like the others, who lie and say that we have no arms while we accumulate and distribute them," the leader of Hezbollah said. "We can reveal that we have arms, and of all kinds. We move them covertly, and Israel does not know about it."