Israel’s ‘Crime Against Humanity’ By Chris Hedges

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By Chris Hedges
December 15, 2008 “Truthdig

Israel’s siege of Gaza, largely unseen by the outside world because of Jerusalem’s refusal to allow humanitarian aid workers, reporters and photographers access to Gaza, rivals the most egregious crimes carried out at the height of apartheid by the South African regime. It comes close to the horrors visited on Sarajevo by the Bosnian Serbs. It has disturbing echoes of the Nazi ghettos of Lodz and Warsaw.

“This is a stain on what is left of Israeli morality,” I was told by Richard N. Veits, the former U.S. ambassador to Jordan who led a delegation from the Council on Foreign Relations to Gaza to meet Hamas leaders this past summer. “I am almost breathless discussing this subject. It is so myopic. Washington, of course, is a handmaiden to all this. The Israeli manipulation of a population in this manner is comparable to some of the crimes that took place against civilian populations fifty years ago.”

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via Truthdig

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3 thoughts on “Israel’s ‘Crime Against Humanity’ By Chris Hedges

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  2. This has to stop. The US needs tp divorce itself from Zionist Israel!! Let’s not forget that Israel knowingly attaackedk a US ship, killing American sailors.

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