The Atmosphere of UNIFIL
Interviewed for MAOHP - 06/03/2018
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_0025_A
In this clip Ali Saad speaks about growing up near Irish soldiers in Tibnin, Lebanon. He refers to his generation whom he describes as growing up in 'the atmosphere of UNIFIL'. He illustrates the interaction between Irish troops and the local community by telling a story of a time when Irish troops took him out of school because they had warning from the United Nations that a bombardment of the area was about to begin. He says they took him to their bunker and twenty minutes later a bombardment began.