cover image: When will we stop fuelling an endless cycle of hatred and violence?


When will we stop fuelling an endless cycle of hatred and violence?

8 Mar 2024

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs puts forward the same message – that the interests of Israel and the interests of Jews are one and the same. [...] It is a human rights issue with Jewish organisations, Jewish Holocaust survivors, Jewish experts on the Holocaust and thousands of individual Jews in Canada, in the US, in Israel and around the world opposing the actions of the Israeli government and supporting human rights for all, including Palestinians. [...] But when describing the killing and maiming of thousands of Palestinian children by the Israeli armed forces and by Israeli illegal settlers, the carpet bombing of refugees and hospitals, the use of starvation as a weapon of war, the illegal kidnapping, imprisonment and holding hostage of Palestinian children for years, the genocide in plain sight of Palestinians, then the BBC and the CBC do not c. [...] We are also profoundly concerned about the support of certain governments for Israel’s strategy of warfare against the besieged population of Gaza, and the failure of the international system to mobilise to prevent genocide.” It is false for the US, Canadian and European governments to say they support human rights and the rule of international law. [...] As Agnès Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International, states with regard to the constant claim of the USA, Canada and other Western countries that we support human rights and international law, Gaza and the End of the Rules-Based Order, “Today’s diplomatic complicity in the catastrophic human rights and humanitarian crisis in Gaza is the culmination of years of erosion of the internation.


Peggy Mason

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