The “Butcher of Qana” Dies

Peres, the “Butcher of Qana“, is a man with blood on his hands, he as  launched the Israeli attack on Lebanon in 1996, where Israel’s killing of more than 100 civilians in the UN base in the village of Qana became the murderous climax.

Israeli Ex-President Shimon Peres Dies

September 28, 2016

Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres died on Wednesday some two weeks after suffering a major stroke, his doctor said.

The 93-year-old died in his sleep at around 3:00 am (0000 GMT), Rafi Walden, who is also Peres’s son-in-law, told AFP.

Peres held nearly every major office in the country, serving twice as prime minister and also as president, a mostly ceremonial role, from 2007 to 2014.

He won the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize jointly with prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for his role in negotiating the Oslo Accords.

Source: AFP

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