Socialist Worker

Hizbollah's media awareness

by Guy Smallman
Issue No. 2015

Banners set up in the ruins of Dhayiya (Pic: Guy Smallman)

Banners set up in the ruins of Dhayiya (Pic: Guy Smallman)


Never let it be said that Hizbollah are not media savvy. Rapidly produced banners placed around the ruins of the village of Dhayiya make their views of Israel’s sponsors very clear. “The New Middle Beast” proclaims one - a reference George Bush’s recent statements. “Extremely Accurate Targeting” reads another, attacking Israel’s claims that their bombings were somehow “surgical” - the banner in question being sat in the middle of a completely demolished street


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