Arms in Palestinian
hands in Lebanon, until when?
The Palestinians in Lebanon
has been armed for many years, mostly tanks to the Syrian Arab
support and cover.
The Lebanese has paid a high
price for that kind of lawlessness inside Lebanon.
Every now and then the
Palestinians use that weapon to start fights between each others and
sometimes against Lebanese civilians or military or police.
The Lebanese authorities
have no access to their so called security islands or refugee camps.
The weapon they have is to
often use to destabilize the Lebanese state that in this case is not
allowed to have full control over its entire territory.
Almost a year ago, the
Lebanese government under Prime Minister Fouad Seniora agreed in the
so called ®dialogue table® on one thing that Hezballa and their
allies didnít oppose.
It was the disarmament of
the Palestinians outside the refugee camps. Places like that are for
example the training camp on the border between Lebanon and Syria
and the training camp in N3ayme outside Damour in the South of the
It is about time that all
Lebanese and foreign organizations give up their weapon and let the
Lebanese state to become stronger so it can take care of its
We in ArDO see that the
shortest and best solution for Lebanon is the full implementation of
have a Lebanon free from any arms outside the hand of the law.
By: ArDO in Sweden