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Hebron Activist Showed Israel's Crimes to the World ~ TEXT and VIDEO

Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, Israel, Palestine, racism, death, JDL, Human Rights, settler violence, Hebron, society, politics, ethics, abuse, humans, sadness, rights, freedoms, government, culture, crime, murder )

- 1214 days ago -
JDL is the acronym for the Jewish Defense League, which was founded by the right-wing settler Meir Kahane. Kahane founded Kach ~ an organization so racist and extreme that even in Israel it was outlawed and classified as a terrorist group.


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Roger G (148)
Sunday October 25, 2015, 12:29 pm
noted, thanks

Mitchell D (82)
Sunday October 25, 2015, 5:44 pm
Someday, I hope, the issue of tribalism will disappear fro the human consciousness. Extremism sucks!

Arild Gone for now (174)
Monday October 26, 2015, 3:55 am
Well said Mitchell.

Lona G (66)
Monday October 26, 2015, 7:02 am
I'm very sorry to hear of the death of Hashem al-Azzeh, certainly not directly killed by Jewish settlers, but as the result of the years of illegal occupation and settlement in the Hebron area. If the ambulance had been allowed to use the roads in Hebron now reserved for Jewish drivers only (?) and could have picked him up from his house instead of the time consuming trip to the nearest checkpoint, carried by his neighbors, breathing in the teargas while they were made to wait at the checkpoint for 10 minutes, al-Azzeh might have survived his heart attack.

No one in the article is accusing the Israelis of being responsible for al-Azzeh's death, but the story of his life in Hebron as a Palestinian who spoke out against the occupation and the harassment of the settlers literally above him, and the circumstances of his death give a shocking insight in the daily life and struggle of Palestinians on the West-Bank. I hope the story of his life's struggle and death will help open up the eyes of the international community further. May he rest in peace.

Gary L (138)
Monday October 26, 2015, 8:22 am
why shouldn't Israel be held accountable for his death it's their racist policies that killed him

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday October 26, 2015, 12:12 pm
Tribalism, extremism, et al, will not disappear from the human psyche, until humanity wakes up and grows up, and there's been little evidence of that ever happening.

Ninette M (2)
Monday October 26, 2015, 1:56 pm
I read this in disbelief.
Gas the Arabs. It rings a bell ..... as loud as it did during WWII.
Will there never be a lesson taught? I am truly saddened that people can think and act like this.

Lois Jordan (63)
Monday October 26, 2015, 5:47 pm
Noted. Thanks, Carrie.
I think Lona stated it very well above.

fly b (26)
Monday October 26, 2015, 10:07 pm
Golden calf $$$$$$$$$$$$$

"Crafty" and more weapon, etc., build up.

End all U.S. 'aid" to Israel.
Thank you, Carrie.

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