Monday, July 10, 2006

David, Goliath and the F-16

The "apartheid Israel state" is worse than the apartheid that was conducted in South Africa, Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) president Willie Madisha said on Monday.

He said Palestinians were being attacked with heavy machinery and tanks used in war, which had never happened in South Africa.

Cosatu and other organisations supporting Palestine have called on government to end diplomatic relations with Israel and establish boycotts and sanctions such as those against apartheid South Africa. More...

Why do we have such a double standard when it comes to dealing with Israel? The sickest part of all of this is the way in which the Israelis use the Holocaust to justify their own atrocities. The state of Israel is riddled with discrimination and extreme violence is used to support their democracy-only-for-jewish-Israelis. Without the support of the US, Israel would have folded up it's tent and gone down in history as a bad idea.

Now we are living with a real rogue state in our midst and no one is willing to stand up for what is right and just in the International Community.

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