June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Every year, International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is celebrated on June 4. The day was established in 1982 and is marked by the United Nations.
The day is being marked to acknowledge the pain suffered by the children throughout the world. The day speaks about the agony of the young innocent souls becoming victims of mental, physical and emotional abuse. The day also affirms United Nations commitment towards protecting rights of children.
The day was established by the United Nations in the background of the victims that suffered in Lebanon war.
The Lebanon war was fought in 2006. The war was between Israel and Hezbollah. It was a 34-day military conflict. The war came to an end after the United Nations brokered ceasefire in August 2006.
The war broke out after the 2006 Hezbollah cross border raid. It was a cross border raid carried out by the Lebanon based Hezbollah militants on the Israel troops.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020