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Ariel Sharon Dead at 85: Political Career Was Unhindered by Massacres Of Civilians

Ariel Sharon Dead at 85: Political Career Was Unhindered by Massacres Of Civilians
January 11, 2014 "Information Clearing House - "Mondoweiss" - Ariel Sharon, who became prime minister of Israel despite a finding that he bore responsibility for the massacre of hundreds of Palestinian civilians two decades before, has died at 85 after being in a coma for eight years.
Sharon made a name for himself in 1953 by leading a massacre of Palestinian civilians in Jordan and in 1982, he led the Israeli invasion of Beirut, during which Israeli soldiers allowed Christian militias to enter two Palestinian refugee camps, Sabra and Shatilla, and massacres hundreds of civilians, including many women and children. Some reports put the death toll at 2,000-3,000.

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