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ON A DAY THIS WEEK, IN SEPTEMBER 1982 The Sabra & Shatila Massacre

Over the course of just under three days, from late on Thursday the 16th September, 1982, to early morning, Saturday the 18th, the brutal, seemingly-endless, probably-43-hour-long slaughter of between 762 and 3,500 civilians (the exact number of victims is disputed)… mostly Palestinians and Lebanese Shiites

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[29]…Years Later Lebanon: Sabra and Chatila Massacre Remembered 29 Years On

In 2011, Antoun Issa, a Lebanese-Australian journalist, looked at the “29th anniversary of the most grueling moment in the six-decade long Arab-Israeli conflict – the massacre at Sabra and Chatila.”

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33 Years Later: Memory and Violence in Literary Sabras and Shatilas

It’s now been thirty-three years since the Sabra and Shatila massacres in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps. They continue to show up in novels, poems, and memoirs

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