imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Institutionalized Israeli State Terror

by Stephen Lendman Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at 1:40 PM
lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net

Israel

Institutionalized Israeli State Terror

by Stephen Lendman

Just when you think things can't get worse, they do. Israel finds new ways to surprise. Couched in Big Lies.

A daily litany burying hard truths. Many too outrageous too ignore.

Wrongdoing writ large. Terrorism is what they do, not us.

On November 11, the Silwan, East Jerusalem-based Wadi Hilweh Information Center (WHIC) reported an IDF arrest warrant for two-year-old Hamza.

Saying he's wanted for questioning. Confirming it when showing up to detain him. Raiding the family home.  

An Israeli intelligence officer demanding to see the boy. Told he lived next door. Leaving without comment.

According to WHIC, "Israeli forces seized three computers from the Zeidani family's home after arresting their 16-year-old son Mohammed."

Earlier, soldiers kidnapped four Silwan Palestinians. After ransacking their home. On Monday, Israeli security forces attacked Deir Abu Mashaal female Palestinian students.

Dozens suffered temporary asphyxiation. Needing medical treatment for injuries sustained. West Bank communities and East Jerusalem remain on the boil.

Israeli live fire wounded two Nablus teenagers. Military forces invaded. Clashes with local youths followed. Ali Najeh Hanani and Moayyad Khatatba required hospitalization. Many residents suffered from tear gas inhalation.

On Monday, Israeli police kidnapped five dozen Palestinians. Including 10 children. In Kafr an Tur'an. During overnight clashes. For protesting Israeli ruthlessness.

Unjustly accused of "causing violence." Peaceful protests called rioting. Numerous other clashes occurred in other West Bank cities, towns and villages.

On Sunday, Kafr Kanna villagers called a general strike. After Israeli police murdered Kheir Hamdan in cold blood. Lying about his attempting to stab an officer. Video evidence proved otherwise.

Palestinians protested throughout the West Bank. Black flags few on rooftops. In Negev cities, towns and villages.

Israel announced a state of alert. Activists replaced a Sha'ab village police station Israeli flag with a Palestinian one.

Students demonstrated on university campuses. Netanyahu bears full responsibility for ongoing violence. Likeminded ministers and MKs share it.

On Tuesday, Israel's security cabinet met. Discussion focused on escalated violence. West Bank and East Jerusalem protests.

A day after Netanyahu told security officials to combat "terrorist" activities in Occupied Palestine.

Increasing security force numbers. Deploying two IDF battalions. A third in reserve if needed.

Demolishing homes of Palestinians called "terrorists." Especially in East Jerusalem. Escalating measures to "uproot the terror from inside the country," Netanyahu said.

Urging Israeli Arab citizens to refrain from "get(ting) dragged into incitement."

Ludicrously calling them "citizens with equal rights and equal duties, and the first duty of every citizen is to respect the law."

Despite Israeli policy consistently violating it. Promising harsh recrimination against justifiable Palestinian resisters. No-holds-barred state terrorism.

Accusing Abbas of not "partnering in the fight on terror." Saying he "proved how irresponsible he is."

"Instead of calming unrest, he is enflaming it and spreading lies." Accusing him of "wild incitement."

Saying "(t)he sad thing is that the international community that rushes to condemn every balcony that we build in our capital city, simply ignores (it)…and thus it encourages him to continue actions that could ignite the entire Middle East."

"We are in the midst of a campaign of incitement and terrorism directed against the State of Israel and its citizens," Netanyahu hyperventilated.

It "continued since the foundation of the state and even before then. We have defeated terrorism until today and we will defeat it this time as well."

"We will take a firm hand against those who throw stones, Molotov cocktails, and of course fireworks. We will outlaw organizations that are fomenting the situation in Jerusalem."

Abbas accused Israel of igniting holy war throughout the region. Through settlement expansions. Attacking Palestinians without just cause.

Murder and destruction. Violating rule of law principles. Rejecting peace and stability.

An unnamed senior Israeli official said Hamas might "symbolic(ally)" fire rockets at Israel. In solidarity with West Bank/East Jerusalem events.

Extremist Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon warned of escalated violence. It "won't be allowed to widen," he said.

We've reinforced our deployment…We're making more arrests. We'll use a strong arm, including demolishing terrorists' houses."

"When an attack succeeds, it prompts copycat acts - whether it's a car-ramming attack or a stabbing attack."

Recent attacks were "prompted in part by incitement," he claimed. "So it has to be dealt with."

Brutally. Ruthlessly. Lawlessly. The Israeli way. Blaming victims for its own crimes.

Ordering collective punishment. Calling legitimate resistance terrorism.

Israel's sordid history reflects depravity. Brutalizing Palestinians mercilessly. Murdering them in cold blood.

Zionists fabricated history. Reinventing Palestinians as semi-savage nomads. Justifying mass slaughter to eliminate them.

Hardline revisionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky advocating "an iron wall of (superior) Jewish military force." Dictating events.

Discouraging Palestinian hopes. In 1940, Jewish Agency Colonization Department head, Joseph Weitz said:

"Between ourselves, it must be clear that there is no room for both peoples together in this country."

"We shall not achieve our goal if the Arabs are in this small country. There is no other way than to (get rid of) all of them. Not one village, not one tribe should be left."

A later published secret Koenig Report said "(w)e must use terror, assassination, intimidation, land confiscation and the cutting of all social services to rid the Galilee of its Arab population."

Former IDF Chief of Staff Raphael Eitan (1978 - 1983) said:

"We declare openly that the Arabs have no right to settle on even one centimeter of Eretz Israel…"

"Force is all they do or ever will understand. We shall use the ultimate force until the Palestinians come crawling to us on all fours."

Future Israeli prime minister David Ben-Gurion said:

"We must expel the Arabs and take their place and if we have to use force, to guarantee our own right to settle in those places - then we have force at our disposal."

Zionist founder Theodore Herzl said Palestine is "our unforgettable historic homeland." He called for establishing it by dispossessing indigenous Palestinians. Replacing them with Jews.

Joel Kovel says Zionism seeks "the restoration of tribalism in the guise of a modern, highly militaralized and aggressive state."

(It) cut Jews off from (their) history and led to a fateful identity of interests with antisemitism (becoming) the only thing that united them."

"(It) fell into the ways of imperialist expansion and militarism, and showed signs of the fascist malignancy."

If you accept "the idea of a Jewish state," you mix its twin notions of "particularism (and) exceptionalism…"

"(T)he actual bane of Judaism…(Giving) racism an objective, enduring, institutionalized and obdurate character." Turning Israel "into a machine for the manufacture of human rights abuses."

Its bloodstained history proves it. Early Zionists called for "establishing for the Jewish people a publicly and legally assured home in Eretz Yisrael." Beginning a process of:

• settling Jewish agriculturists, artisans, and tradesmen in Palestine;

• organizing effective action groups in various countries;

• building Jewish consciousness and a national identity; and

• gaining worldwide acceptance for a Jewish homeland.

At issue was replacing Palestinians with Jews. Britain went along. Its 1917 Balfour Declaration "establish(ed) in Palestine (a) national home for the Jewish people."

The 1915 McHahon-Hussein Agreement guaranteed one for Arabs. Britain betrayed them. So did America and France.

Sykes-Picot (1916) carved out Western regional spheres of influence. Ottoman Arab provinces were divided their way. Arabs had no say.

In 1920, Britain's Mandate period began by assuring:

• a liberal Jewish immigration policy;

• immediate provisional citizenship for Jews;

• easy Jewish land acquisition at the expense of indigenous Arabs;

• contiguous settlements to solidify a Jewish presence;

• employment for Jewish immigrants;

• favorable customs policies to develop Jewish commerce; and

• partiality toward Jews overall at the expense of indigenous Arabs.

Israeli hardline militancy persists. Using violence to displace Palestinians. Gain unchallenged power. Rule by strength, confrontation, intimidation, and violence.

Premeditated state terror and naked aggression. Freedom fighting Palestinians called terrorists. Civilians considered legitimate targets.

Jews alone have rights. Arabs considered subhumans. Peace process hypocrisy offers nothing. Stillborn from inception. The greatest hoax in modern times.

Occupation harshness persists. Judaization through land confiscation, displacement, and settlements remains official Israeli policy.

Palestine's Nakba never ended. Zionism justifies the unjustifiable. Jewish ethnocracy, exclusivity, and superiority.

Laws favoring Jews alone. Palestinians have no say. Denied all fundamental rights. Unrestrained Israeli violence checking them.

Final solution plans call for total Judaization. De-Arabization. Eliminating them altogether. Through dispossession or annihilation.

Treating them like "dogs" so they'll leave, said Moshe Dayan. Ben-Gurion favoring "terror, assassination, intimidation, land confiscation," and violence.

Palestinians remain isolated on their own. Besieged Gazans suffer horrifically.

Western leaders turn a blind eye. Israel gets away with mass murder. Other high crimes against peace. Relief is nowhere in sight. Liberation remains a distant dream.

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.

Listen to cutting-edge discussions with distinguished guests on the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network.

It airs three times weekly: live on Sundays at 1PM Central time plus two prerecorded archived programs.

Report this post as:

Local News

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A12 5:39PM

lausd whistle blower A10 11:58PM

Website Upgrade A10 3:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 1:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 11:58AM

Change Links April 2018 A01 11:27AM

Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 M31 6:57PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 7:00PM

Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! M29 6:38PM

Spring 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! M19 2:02PM

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Shows Shocking Eviction Trends in L.A. M16 5:40PM

Steve Mnuchin video at UCLA released M15 12:34AM

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups M06 12:10PM

After Being Told He's 'Full of Sh*t' at School Event, Mnuchin Demands UCLA Suppress Video M02 11:44AM

Resolution of the Rent Strike in Boyle Heights M01 6:28PM

What Big Brother Knows About You and What You Can Do About It M01 3:30PM

Step Up As LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Steps Down F14 2:44PM

Our House Grief Support Center Hosts 9th Annual Run For Hope, April 29 F13 12:51PM

Don’t let this LA County Probation Department overhaul proposal sit on the shelf F13 11:04AM

Echo Park Residents Sue LA Over Controversial Development F12 8:51AM

Former Signal Hill police officer pleads guilty in road-rage incident in Irvine F09 10:25PM

Calif. Police Accused of 'Collusion' With Neo-Nazis After Release of Court Documents F09 7:14PM

Center for the Study of Political Graphics exhibit on Police Abuse posters F07 9:50AM

City Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Claiming Pasadena Police Officer Had His Sister Falsely Arre F04 3:17PM

Professor's Study Highlights Health Risks of Urban Oil Drilling F04 12:42PM

Claims paid involving Pasadena Police Department 2014 to present F04 10:52AM

Pasadenans - get your license plate reader records from police F03 11:11PM

LA Times Homicide Report F03 1:57PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

What does the Quran Say About Islamic Dress?? A21 4:15PM

Biodiversité ou la nature privatisée A20 11:22AM

The Market is a Universal Totalitarian Religion A20 7:14AM

Book Available about Hispanics and US Civil War by National Park Service A19 5:52PM

The Shortwave Report 04/20/18 Listen Globally! A19 4:01PM

The Republican 'Prolife' Party Is the Party of War, Execution, and Bear Cub Murder A19 11:48AM

Neurogenèse involutive A18 9:21AM

Paraphysique de la dictature étatique A16 10:13AM

Book Review: "The New Bonapartists" A16 3:45AM

The West Must Take the First Steps to Russia A14 12:25PM

Théorie générale de la révolution ou hommage à feu Mikhaïl Bakounine A14 3:30AM

The Shortwave Report 04/13/18 Listen Globally! A12 3:50PM

“Lost in a Dream” Singing Competition Winner to Be Chosen on April 15 for ,000 Prize! A12 3:48PM

The World Dependent on Central Banks A12 4:43AM

Ohio Governor Race: Dennis Kucinich & Richard Cordray Run Against Mike DeWine A11 9:40PM

March 2018 Honduras Coup Again Update A10 10:52PM

Apologie du zadisme insurrectionnel A10 3:33PM

ICE contract with license plate reader company A10 1:14PM

Palimpseste sisyphéen A09 11:23PM

Black Portraiture(S) IV: The Color of Silence...Cuba No...Cambridge Yes A09 5:32AM

Prohibiting Micro-Second Betting on the Exchanges A09 4:18AM

Prosecutors treat Muslims harsher than non-Muslims for the same crimes A08 10:33PM

Amy Goodman interview on cell phone safety A08 10:29PM

Mesa, Arizona police officer kills unarmed white man A08 9:50PM

Israeli leaders should be prosecuted for war crimes A08 9:48PM

Paraphysique de l'autorité A08 12:11AM

Two Podcasts on fbi corruption A06 10:13PM

Fbi assassins assault & try to kill DAVID ATKINS A06 7:29PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy