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Even Humanitarian Aid Threatens Israel: Anybody Still Buying This?

Publié le 2 juin, 2010 | Pas de commentaires
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Even Humanitarian Aid Threatens Israel:  Anybody Still Buying This?

The damage-control – make that cover-up – of Israel’s latest massacre of Gaza, this time at sea, (everywhere absurdly being called a « raid »), began as soon as the reporting started. On day one, reports of as many as 19 dead were circulating; the NY Times later downgraded it to “at least nine”, and by today […]

Getting Away With (Worse Than) Murder: War Crimes in Congo, Israel

Publié le 1 février, 2010 | Pas de commentaires
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Getting Away With (Worse Than) Murder:  War Crimes in Congo, Israel

The Voice of Africa in New York, Nicholas Kristoff, once again asked in his most plaintiff voice why nothing is being done about the savagery being perpetrated against women and children in Congo. Mere weeks after Peter Daou’s article appeared on The Huffington Post, questioning why action on Haiti was immediately funded and aid-workers mobilized, […]

Opportunisme meurtrier

Publié le 15 janvier, 2009 | Pas de commentaires
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Opportunisme meurtrier

La situation qui prévaut dans la bande de Gaza est intolérable et inacceptable. Les frappes de l’armée israélienne, destinées à rayer le Hamas palestinien de la carte, continuent de faire des victimes civiles. La stratégie militaire israélienne rappelle malheureusement le fiasco libanais de l’été 2006. Prétextant que le Hamas opère dans un espace physique et […]