I Cannot Think Too Much: Palestinian Refugee Camps Sabra and Shatila

Among the first foreign newsmen to enter the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila after September's massacre was TIME Correspondent Roberto Suro. Last week, after the Israeli commission published its findings, Suro paid a return visit. His report:

A few faded ribbons entangled with wilted leaves and a torn flag, once black but now faded to a blotchy purple, are the only mementos left at the mass grave site inside the entrance to Shatila camp. Children on their way home from school skip across the weed-covered burial ground, looking for bits of refuse that can serve as toys. They seem...

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