Hezbollah organizing lawsuits against Israel for Lebanon war reparations Michael Sung at 2:30 PM ET
[JURIST] Hezbollah [party website, in Arabic; CFR backgrounder] is organizing lawsuits against Israel seeking reparations for damage caused during the summer 2006 Lebanon conflict [JURIST news archive]. Hezbollah legal affairs director Ibrahim Awada told Syrian media last week that Hezbollah will pay legal fees to facilitate lawsuits filed by Lebanese citizens with multiple-citizenships in third-party states. Hezbollah says the move was necessary because Lebanese officials were reluctant to pursue claims against Israel [JURIST news archive].
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