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rainy's Journal
rainy's Journal
October 13, 2023

Why is Israel punishing innocent Palestinians for a terrorist

organization’s horrific acts:
From a friend of mine:

Two wrongs do not make a right. Both Israelis and Palestinians deserve peace, not a terrorist organization and a terrorist government escalating evil and horrors on both peoples. ENOUGH! From today's Intercept: Last weekend’s massacre of Israeli civilians by Hamas is a war crime that merits clear international condemnation.

Israel’s response — a full-scale siege of 2.2 million Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip — may well be an act of genocide. But you won’t read that in nearly any other U.S. news outlet.

Already, the Israeli military’s attacks on Gaza have flattened residential buildings and targeted a densely populated refugee camp. Humanitarian workers in Gaza report that hospitals are completely overwhelmed by civilian casualties and that even ambulances are coming under fire.

And on Monday, the Israeli defense minister ordered that all food, fuel, and electricity to Gaza be cut off in an act of collective punishment against Palestinian civilians. U.S. media are refusing to call this siege what it is: a clear violation of international law and a possible crime against humanity.

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