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Israel & the Growth of Nationalism


Nationalism is fine, but it does not justify encroachment on a neighbour’s territory.

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1024px-arch_of_titus_menorahJewish-Roman Wars

Palestine

Philistines settled in Palestine in the 12th century BCE, which confirms that Palestine had long been a nation (see Palestine, Britannica). After the three Jewish-Roman Wars, fought between 66 CE and 136 CE. Palestine was renamed Syria Palaestina by Roman Emperor Hadrian after he crushed the Bar Kokhba revolt of 132-136, thus named after Simon bar Kokhba (d. 135). The Bar Kokhba revolt is the third of three Jew-Roman wars, but it is sometimes called the second, the Kitos War being omitted.

Jerusalem was renamed Aelia Capitolina and Jews could no longer enter the city.

800px-thumbnailExpulsion of the Jews during the Reign of Hadrian

Nationalism

The concept of nationalism was not new to the 19th century. Traits and circumstances shared by a number of individuals such as language, religion, foklore, location, not to…

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Human Rights Watch: Israël/Palestine : Des responsables israéliens ont encouragé les forces de l’ordre à « tirer pour tuer »// Some Officials Backing ‘Shoot-to-Kill’


Source Originale, Credit : Human Rights Watch

Certains responsables de haut rang en Israël ont encouragé les forces de l’armée et de la police à tuer des Palestiniens suspectés d’avoir attaqué des Israéliens, même quand ces Palestiniens ne présentent plus de menace immédiate, a affirmé aujourd’hui Human Rights Watch dans une analyse de diverses déclarations. D’autres responsables israéliens se sont abstenus de rejeter ces appels à un recours excessif à la force.

English article click hereSome senior Israeli officials have been encouraging Israeli soldiers and police to kill Palestinians they suspect of attacking Israelis even when they are no longer a threat, Human Rights Watch said today in an analysis of those statements. Other Israeli officials have failed to repudiate the calls for excessive use of force.

Human Rights Watch has documented numerous statements since October 2015, by senior Israeli politicians, including the police minister and defense minister, calling on police and soldiers to shoot to kill suspected attackers, irrespective of whether lethal force is actually strictly necessary to protect life.

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Crimes de guerre :Nous condamnons « l’apparente exécution » d’un Palestinien par un soldat israélien


Un soldat tire sur un jeune palestinien, gisant à terre et l’achève dans l’indifférence générale. La scène est loin d’être vide, d’autres soldats, des ambulanciers sont sur place. Aucun ne réagit, ne prête la moindre attention*. Tout laisse penser qu’il s’agit de quelque chose d’on ne peut plus banal.

(!La vidéo contient des images difficiles)

Video: Soldier executes Palestinian lying injured on ground after the latter stabbed a soldier in Hebron


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Israel’s Netanyahu Makes One of the Most Absurd Claims About the Holocaust. Blames the Palestinians for “Inspiring Hitler


By Zaid Jilani Global Research, October 21, 2015
A new bizarre kind of Holocaust revisionism has landed, incredibly blaming Palestinians for inspiring Hitler to exterminate the Jewish race.

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