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Slaughter in Gaza

Keith Parkins | 22.01.2009 14:12 | Palestine | Terror War | World

An open air prison, slaughter of Palestinians, the world stands by and does nothing. Jews should face War Crimes Tribunal.

Gaza, USA and the Arab regimes - Latuff
Gaza, USA and the Arab regimes - Latuff

The Arab League - Latuff
The Arab League - Latuff

Israel Press Freedom - Latuff
Israel Press Freedom - Latuff

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Gaza war crimes - Latuff

'An ideology that divides the world into those who are worth more and those who are worth less, into superior and inferior beings, does not have to reach the dimensions of the German genocide to be wrong' Amira Hass, Israeli journalist

'There was no such thing as Palestinians; they never exited.' -- Golda Meir, Israeli Prime Minister

'However many Palestinians the Israelis murder in Gaza, they cannot solve this existential problem by military means. Whenever and however the fighting ends, there will still be 1.5 million Palestinians in Gaza and 2.5 million more on the west bank. They are treated like dirt by the Israelis, with hundreds of road blocks and with the ghastly denizens of the illegal Jewish settlements harassing them as well. The time will come, not so long from now, when they will outnumber the Jewish population in Israel.' -- Sir Gerald Kaufman MP, Holocaust survivor, Member of the House of Commons

'The pressure at the border will be awful. It's going to be a terrible war. So, if we want to remain alive, we will have to kill and kill and kill. All day and every day.' -- Arnon Soffer, government adviser

This is the most poignant piece I have seen of the Israeli massacre of defenceless civilians.

A massacre that is a tantamount to genocide.

Nothing new. We had the massacres in the 1980s in Lebanon when defenceless women and children and old men were slaughtered in the refugee camps. When Israel attacked Lebanon, the same excuse was used, rockets fired at a defenceless population in Israel forcing Israel to defend itself.

And what will happen to those who have seen family members killed, who have been terrorised by the Israeli onslaught? They too will pick up the gun, the suicide belt, to be condemned as 'terrorists'.

In reference to the 7/7 bombing by Islamist fundamentalists in London, Milan Rai has discussed self-brainwashing. Vulnerable Muslims are fed propaganda from Islamist extremists. What they see on the news does the rest. We in the West who arm the Jews are likely to see an upsurge in terrorist attacks as angry Muslims can no longer control their rage.

Compare the thoughtful piece by Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos with the hypocrisy of Gordon Brown who has offered the Royal Navy to ensure an arms blockade on defenseless Palestinians.

Palestinians are un-people. To be corralled, denied the means to defend themselves, then slaughtered.

Contrast the hypocrisy of world leaders who sit on their hands and remain silent, whilst at the same time supplying the Jews with state-of-the-art weaponry.

Note the difference in response when Russia responded to a massive attack of aggression by Georgia. Russia was to be punished for an act of self defence.

It is the British who created the problem when they handed over the British Protectorate of Palestine to the Jews. The Jews did not care who they slaughtered, be it British soldiers or Palestinians. The Jews went into towns and villages and slaughtered everyone they could find, men women and children. The policy was one of spreading terror, to force Palestinians to flee their own country. Who therefore are the terrorists?

Corrupt Arab leaders say nothing, especially the Gulf States and the Saudis, but have to deploy security forces to silence their own people. The exception has been Syria.

The Jews claim they have a God given right to reclaim their homeland. Since when was God an estate agent? They wish to create a Greater Israel stretching from the Mediterranean into Syria and Jordan.

The Palestinians have no right of return to their homes, even though that right is guaranteed in the UN Charter. The UN Charter also guarantees the right to carry arms and defend oneself and ones country.

Israel is in breach of hundreds of UN resolutions, and yet no action is ever taken against Israel.

If we were to follow the perverse and distorted logic of the Jews, then those of Viking descent in Lincolnshire, from when the Vikings invaded in the late 8th century, have every right to return to Scandinavia and claim what is rightfully theirs, using extreme force to get their way.

Your house is occupied. You retreat to one room. That room is occupied. You retreat into the corner. Your back is up against the wall. You have no where left to go.

That is the position of the Palestinians. Their backs are up against the wall. They have nowhere left to go. They are treated like animals and slaughtered with impunity. They have no option left other than to fight.

The so-called Peace Settlement, would divide what has been left to the Palestinians of their own country into a series of Bantustans. Many forced to live in walled enclaves with entry and exit controlled by Jews with iron gates. Roads are for Jews only and Palestinians are not allowed to cross, let alone pass along, if Jews happen to be passing along the road.

80% of land owned by Arab-Israelis has been confiscated. There are Jews-only roads, Jews-only beaches, Jews-only leisure facilities. Arabs walking down the street are expected to walk with their eyes cast down.

The fiction that Israel is a democracy is the same fiction that Whites only Apartheid South Africa was a democracy. Like White South Africa which was based on White Supremacy, the Jewish State of Israel is based on Jewish Supremacy. All very familiar to the supporters of the Third Reich.

Shlomo Ben-Ami, chief negotiator at the Camp David talks, described the goal of the Oslo 'peace process' to establish a 'neo-colonial' dependency for the Palestinians that would be 'permanent.'

Arbitrary roadblocks hinder rightful passage. Palestinians are held at road blocks and left to die in ambulances on their way to hospital. Pregnant women are allowed to die in childbirth en-route to give birth in hospital. Children are regularly shot in the head by Jewish soldiers and settlers.

Iman al-Hams was shot in the head by an Israeli soldier in Rafah in Gaza. In 2005, an Israeli Military Army Court acquitted the officer who had shot her 17 times. Having shot her as she walked away, having been warned she was only a child, was terrified and scared to death, he then emptied an entire magazine into her head. He justified his action to the Court with the statement: 'Anything that's mobile, that moves in the zone, even if it's a three-year-old, needs to be killed.' His patrol was not under fire.

Houses are bulldozed at one hour notice if you are lucky. The unlucky ones have their houses bombed whilst still in occupation.

Kamal Zughayer was shot dead by Jewish soldiers during their previous massacre in Jenin. He was in a wheelchair waving a white flag. He was trying to get out of the path of Israeli tanks which drove over him ripping his body to shreds.

Jamal Fayed was severely disabled. His ID was shown to soldiers who were preparing to demolish his house. They were told of his condition and asked to help him out of his house. The soldiers refused the pleas for help, the house was bulldozed with Jamal Fayed still inside.

Schools are trashed, school records destroyed, the work of children destroyed, school equipment destroyed.

Hamas was created by the Jews! Classic divide and rule.

Gaza has been under a Medieval siege.

Last year people from Brighton went to Palestine to help Palestinians bring in the harvest. They were shot at by Jewish settlers.

Defenceless Palestinians with nothing to defend themselves with apart from stones, home made rockets and a few rifles are targeted by F16s, F15s, Apache Helicopters, Cobra Gun Ships, Israeli naval gun ships, artillery, tanks. The borders are sealed, there is nowhere for them to run to. Jewish media personal who somehow manage to keep a straight face appear on the world's media and say they are under attack and merely defending themselves against attacks by Palestinians.

This was the same argument used by Hitler when he invaded Poland and Czechoslovakia. It was the same argument used by the Nazis when they massacred the Jews in the Warsaw ghetto.

Where Tony Blair, the Middle East Envoy? Too busy lining his bank accounts.

Whilst the massacre takes place, the world's media sits on the border claiming no access, no news coming out of the killing fields.

To even up the balance, a couple of independent reports from people on the ground.

It has always been claimed Israel was a democratic country. Several Arab parties in Israel have been banned since the atrocities started.

Whenever talks are succeeding between Jews and Palestinians, Israel will provoke an attack. Palestinians must never be seen as peaceful people capable of sitting around a table. They must always be portrayed as terrorists. The Jews can then justify further massacres.

The Jews declared a ceasefire because a new President was about to take office in the White House and his name was not George W Bush. The Jews declared a ceasefire because they knew their own casualties would rise if they remained in Gaza.

The Jews are the new Nazis and must be treated as such. Their leaders must be indicted for War Crimes. There must be a complete and total arms embargo. There must be a complete and total economic blockade. If you see produce from Israel on the shelves, demand from the store manager that it be removed.

The Romans cleansed the Middle East of the Jews. The West let them back under the guilt of the Holocaust. The West thought they were establishing a Western enclave in the Middle East. They were not, they were sowing the seeds of destruction and we now all reap the whirlwind.

The Jewish State of Israel has several hundred nuclear weapons, destabilising the Middle East. The armoured and air forces of the IDF exceed all Nato countries bar the US in both numbers and technological superiority. It has become the tale wagging the dog. The nightmare scenario is the Sampson Scenario where the Jews set the entire Middle East on fire.

The history of the Jews speaks for itself. They regard themselves as God's chosen people. They are not, they are God's cursed people. A people who indulged in infanticide and incest, who worshipped false god's and graven idols, who committed acts of genocide in the name of their Lord.

The Jews are led by a junta of inbred psychopaths. Generations of inbreeding have wrung the last drop of humanity out of their genetic makeup.

Architect of the most recent slaughter is foreign minister Tzipi Livni. Her father Eitan Livni, chief operations officer of the terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi, who organised the blowing-up of the King David hotel in Jerusalem, in which 91 victims were killed, including four Jews. The Jewish state of Israel was born out of Jewish terrorism. Jewish terrorists hanged two British sergeants and booby-trapped their corpses. Irgun, together with the terrorist Stern gang, massacred 254 Palestinians in 1948 in the village of Deir Yassin

The Chief Rabbi of Safed, Rabbi Shmuel Elyahu called the attack on Gaza "a war of the people of Israel against Amalek."

This is religious language, a codified call for genocide.

"Thus says the Lord of hosts, I have noted what Amalek did to Israel in opposing them on the way when they came up out of Egypt. Now go and strike Amalek and devote to destruction all that they have. Do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey." (1 Sam. 15:2-3).

When civilians are hit, they must be terrorists. If not terrorists, terrorists must be hiding behind them. When schools and hospitals are hit, they must be terrorist bases. When UN compounds are hit they must be hiding terrorists.

No independent journalists were allowed into Gaza during the massacre. The Jews did not want their atrocities and war crimes recorded by independent observers. On entering after a ceasefire was called, whole areas were found to have been destroyed.

In their official propaganda (though the official record says otherwise), the Jews say they do not target civilians.

Three girls waving white flags were shot by a Jewish soldier. They were then left for two and half hours to bleed to death. Two of the girls died. A third has been airlifted to Belgium via Egypt. She has probably been left paralysed for life.

A ship set off from Cyprus carrying desperately needed medical supplies. It was illegally intercepted by Jewish gun boats which threatened to sink the ship if it did not return to Cyprus.

Around the world Jews practice their knee-jerk reaction, not a whole lot different to a Nazi goose step, Palestinian is bad, Jew is good.

There are decent Jews, ones who are prepared to speak out against the atrocities committed by fellow Jews. They are spat on in the street or worse. Jews like Gerald Kaufman, a survivor of the Holocaust who spoke out in the House of Commons against the present day Holocaust against the Palestinians. Jews like Dovid Von Neumann, who sang a song when Nazi sympathiser Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks tried to address a crowd of fellow Jews at a rally in Trafalgar Square. For singing a song Dovid Von Neumann was detained by the Police. Jews like journalist Amira Hass who for many years has lived amongst Palestinians. Jews like Rami Elhanan who lost his lovely daughter to a suicide bomber.

Speaking before the latest massacre in Gaza, Rami Elhanan asked:

'While there is silence, this looking away, this profane abuse of our critics as anti-Jew, we are no different from those who stood aside during the days of the Holocaust. We are not only complicit in a crime, we ensure that we ourselves never know peace., and our only surviving children never know peace. I ask you: does that make any sense?'

There are courageous Jewish soldiers who refuse to participate in atrocities against Palestinians.

For many years, Noam Chomsky has documented the war crimes of the Jews against Palestinians.

When John Pilger made a documentary on Palestine he and his staff received coordinated death threats from Jews.

Gaza is an open air prison. The Palestinians the inmates, the Jews the guards. Periodically the Jews engage in slaughter of the inmates.

Hamas has been calling for a long term ceasefire for some time. The six month ceasefire only came into being on request of Jews who were in range of the Hamas rockets. The present massacre was planned long before the 6 month ceasefire ended last year. The ceasefire was breached by the Jews when they bombed Gaza. Hamas are calling for the end of arbitrary killings and arrest of Palestinians. Free movements of goods and people across the borders. An end to the Medieval siege of Gaza.

Peace will only come to Palestine when the Jews sit down and talk, when they recognise the Palestinians as humans, when they hand over meaningful rights.

Jews have been slaughtering Palestinians for sixty years. A policy designed the cower the Palestinians has clearly failed.

Governments will not take on the Jews. It has to be ordinary decent people around the world.



Noam Chomsky, The Fateful Triangle, South End Press, 1983

Noam Chomsky, Hegemony or Survival, Hamish Hamilton, 2003

Noam Chomsky, Failed States, Metropolitan Books, 2006

Noam Chomsky, "Exterminate all the Brutes", ZNet, 20 January 2009

Paulo Coelho, The Fifth Mountain, Ted Smart, 1998

Robert Fisk, Isn't It Time For A War Crimes Tribunal?, ZNet, 22 January 2009

Yair Hason, Farmers claim UK, Jordan boycotting Israeli fruit, Indymedia UK, 18 January 2009

Amira Hass, Drinking the Sea at Gaza, Metropolitan Books, 1999

Adam Johannes, Israel's ceasefire is war by other means!, Indymedia UK, 18 January 2009

John J. Mearsheimer, Another War, Another Defeat, The American Conservative, 26 January 2009

Benny Morris, Righteous Victims, Vintage, 2001

John Pilger, Freedom Next Time, Random House, 2006

Edward Said, The Last Taboo, Z magazine, 22 December 2001

UK Jewish (Holocaust survivor) Speech re: Israel & Gaza, Indymedia UK, 16 January 2009

Keith Parkins


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