Amal Movement

Amal became one of the most important Shi'a Muslim militias during the Lebanese Civil War. Its ties with and support from Syria, and the 300,000 Shi'i internal refugees from southern Lebanon after the Israeli bombings in the early 1980s helped establish the organization. Amal's historical objectives were to achieve greater respect for Lebanon's Shi'ite population and to get a larger percentage of resources allocated to the Shi'ite-dominated southern part of the country than that of the present.VideoVideo: 2007 Video: 2007 Tribute president of amal movement Mr. Nabeeh Berri Imam Mousa Alsadr memorial

Amal Movement, also known as Lebanese Resistance Detachments, Movement of Hope, Movement of the Deprived (Harakat al-Mahrumin), Afwaj al Muqawamah al Lubnaniyyah (AMAL), Battalions of the Lebanese Resistance is an active group formed c. 1975.
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