UN agency makes award to Hezbollah


One more reason to treat with more than a little skpeticism international organizations, such as the UN.
In a development that went almost unreported in the English—language media, a WHO—organized panel in Lebanon—region> awarded prizes in December 2004 to television and radio stations controlled by the Hezbollah terrorist group, which has killed hundreds of Americans, including more than 250 U.S.—region> soldiers and diplomats in the 1983 bombing of the marine barracks in Lebanon—region>. The awards came just days after France—region> took Hezbollah's al—Manar off the air for a brazenly anti—Semitic broadcast and the U.S. State Department designated the station as a terrorist organization.

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