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Conflict Incident Report
First forced displacement occurs in Haret el-Ghawarneh/Antelias
After three days of shelling, the Kataeb went into the Muslim-populated neighborhood of Haret al-Ghawarneh-Antelias in Beirut’s northern suburbs and forced its residents to leave. About 150 civilians were expulsed, and ISF trucks transported them to Burj al-Barajneh and other areas in West Beirut. Thirteen bodies were found, two of them charred. This was the first forced displacement of population to occur since war began.
Forced Displacement of Population
Subsequent developments show that Christian militias’ military actions were designed to displace civilians and homogenize the populations between...