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Monday, July 28, 2003



This is the billboard in Lebanon, facing the Israeli side of the border. It was photographed by Canadian MP James Moore in 2002 and posted at Dave Does the Blog on July 9 of this year. Two of my very good friends have just returned from a trip to Israel, and saw and photographed this same billboard.

Here's the explication of the images and writing (in Arabic and Hebrew), given at Dave Does the Blog blog:
So far you have seen part of the UN compound on the Lebanese side, the Hezbollah bunkers and flags, and the pictures were taken from the Israeli border point. What was also at the border was a 12-foot by 10-foot billboard of gruesomeness erected by Hezbollah about 6-inches from the Israeli border for the purpose of intimidating young Israeli troops. The billboard, seen below, shows 5 pictures.

The picture on the top left is of a blown-up Israeli in a market after a suicide bombing. In the middle is a mutilated Israeli skull. On the top right is the picture of a wounded young Israeli soldier who was held captive. The bottom right is a picture of 2 Israelis being shot by a firing squad. On the bottom left is the picture of a member of Hezbollah holding up the severed head of an Israeli soldier at a celebration rally of the soldier’s killing. On the sign in both Arabic and Hebew are the words “Beware Sharon (Israel’s Prime Minister), we still have 3 of your soldiers.” When the billboard was erected, Hezbollah had just kidnapped 3 Israeli soldiers (two were in their early 20s, one was 19). Hezbollah has since killed all three soldiers.


BUILD THE FENCE. BUILD THE DAMN FENCE.
PUT THE ISMers IN ISRAELI PRISONS SO THEY CAN BE RELEASED TO ARAFAT, ALONG WITH THE TERRORISTS THEY WORSHIP.

I'VE HAD ENOUGH.