On August 12, at 7 am, Lebanese from throughout the country and
international supporters who have come to Lebanon to express solidarity will
gather in Martyr¹s Square in Beirut to form a civilian convoy to the south
In the wake of viewing hours of highly-incriminating videotape surveillance from federal prosecutors, a jury convicted Dean Zimmermann of accepting bribes. The former Green Councilman was indicted last January in the wake of an FBI corruption probe.
The claim that American and British security forces have thwarted a terrorist plot to blow up commercial flights between Britain and the United States should not be accepted uncritically. It is impossible to determine at this point whether or not such an attack was in the offing, although the mass media have, as usual, reported the assertions of the British and American governments as indisputable fact, without bothering to ask for any specific information that would substantiate the official story.