Saturday, November 14, 2015

Palestine Burns While Parisians Mourn

Palestine Burns While Parisians Mourn

by Stephen Lendman

Israel murders, brutalizes, mass imprisons and tortures Palestinians daily - ignored by Western and Israeli media scoundrels, disgracefully blaming victims for state-sponsored high crimes, amounting to slow-motion genocide against an entire population.

Parisians justifiably mourn their dead, victims of likely false flag terrorism. Worldwide sympathy supports their family members and an aggrieved nation. 

Palestinians suffer isolated on their own. The world community ignores their horrific ordeal. Jewish rights alone matter. 

Since October 1, Israel killed 86 Palestinians, the vast majority extrajudicially executed in cold blood. Clear evidence exposed the myth of knife-wielding terrorists. Over 8,000 Palestinians were injured, scores arrested daily, children treated as brutally as adults, women the same as men.

Israel is guilty of premeditated state-sponsored terrorism. Soldiers and police use live fire against defenseless people, wanting long denied freedom, resisting largely with their bare hands against one of the world’s most ruthless regimes, generously supported by Washington, both nations partnering in each other’s high crimes.

Multiple independent daily reports indict Israel for state-sponsored terrorism. Unaccountability denies Palestinians justice they deserve.

The world community stands in solidarity with Parisians, mourning for their loss - at the same time, letting Israel continue murdering and brutalizing Palestinians with impunity. 

Longstanding torment of millions of defenseless people goes largely ignored. Their endless pain and suffering doesn’t matter, their justifiable resistance against a ruthless occupier called terrorism.

Resisting tyranny is a universal right. America’s Declaration of Independence affirmed the “unalienable rights (of) life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

When governments abuse their powers, “it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government.”

“(W)he a long train of abuses and usurpations (establishes) absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government,” replacing it with one serving everyone equitably.

If Hollande’s regime was responsible for Friday Paris terror attacks (perhaps complicit with Washington and Israel), it’s the obligation of French society to rise up against it, replacing it with responsible governance.

Palestinian suffering is longstanding - since losing 78% of their nation in 1948, the rest in June 1967, suffering horrifically under Israel’s repressive boot, obligated the way Jefferson explained to resist for freedom.

Parisians deserve world support in the aftermath of Friday attacks. Palestinians deserve it far more after nearly 70 years of tyrannical Israeli oppression.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 

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