Hezbollah (Lebanon)

Country: Lebanon
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Purpose: The group was used as the military arm of the Hezbollah party, to support the government in security-related tasks. For instance, it was in control of the Lebanese southern border, and accused of being responsible for foreign attacks in Israel (the firing of rockets as well as the killing of an Israeli soldier).
Organisation: According to reports, the Hezbollah party was in charge of the PGM but it there is no information on how it exercised control concretely.
Weapons and Training: Based on a news source the group was trained well, but it is not stated how and by whom.
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Treatment of Civilians: --
Other Information: The Hezbollah militia is the militant wing of the Hezbollah party. Hezbollah operates at the southern border to Israel where it targets Israeli military. There is evidence that the militia is militarily involved in Syria. It is connected to the Lebanese government through the party’s involvement in the government coalition.
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.