maandag 14 mei 2018

Geert Mak en Het Palestijnse Volk



Beste Geert, 

Januari 2015 schreef een journalist van het Vlaamse dagblad De Tijd het volgende:


Het nieuws van de aanslag tegen het Franse satirisch weekblad (Charlie Hebdo. svh) raakt enkele minuten voor onze interviewafspraak in Amsterdam bekend. Mak komt net van de trein en heeft de berichten nog niet gehoord. ‘Misselijk van woede,’ reageert hij geschokt. Hij moet even bekomen, zich herpakken. Maar het duurt niet lang voor hij het bredere plaatje begint te schetsen. Mak is de man van het grote verhaal, de verbanden, de historische context. ‘De kracht van onze westerse samenleving is onze democratie, onze variatie in ideeën, onze tolerantie, onze openheid tegenover andere culturen. Maar dat is tegelijk onze kwetsbaarheid, blijkt nu ook weer.’



Ik neem aan dat jij ook nu ‘misselijk van woede,’ bent over de Israelische terreur tegen Palestijnse burgers die in Gaza zitten opgesloten en door zionistische scherpschutters worden vermoord. Maar opmerkelijk genoeg 'reageer' jij ditmaal niet onmiddellijk publiekelijk 'geschokt,' nadat je 'even' heb kunnen 'bekomen.' Het kan zijn dat je je niet hebt weten te 'herpakken.' Indien dit het geval is, laat het me dan weten. Van een vooraanstaande Nederlandse opiniemaker verwacht ik namelijk dat hij ook nu hoog opgeeft van 'onze democratie, onze variatie in ideeën, onze tolerantie, onze openheid tegenover andere culturen,' door je je publiekelijk te distantiëren van de zionistische terreur. Zeker nadat je mij twee weken geleden liet weten dat je met weerzin gadeslaat hoe de Joodse terreur door jouw Europa wordt getolereerd, en dat je bereid bent je hiertegen uit te spreken. Waarom verneem ik niets van je? Ik heb je vandaag al tweemaal gemaild, maar niets vernomen. Lees intussen wat de Palestijnse overheid te melden heeft: 

State of Palestine
Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs
Press Statement
14 May 2018
Today, the US Administration is acting on its arrogance of power and disdain for Palestinian rights, thus
reaffirming that it is now part of the problem, not the solution. As the Palestinian people commemorate seventy
years since the onset of their Nakba (Catastrophe) of dispossession, denial, and injustice, the US Administration
added insult to injury in Jerusalem by defying international law and rejecting UN Security Council resolutions
relevant to Palestinian rights, especially in Jerusalem.
The inauguration of the US embassy in occupied Jerusalem is an act of hostility against Palestinian national rights
and international law. It is an assault on the standing and integrity of the international order, including the United
Nations. Palestine also reaffirms that States that have announced their intention to follow in the illegal footsteps of
the US, position themselves in the ranks of States that threaten international law, violate Security Council
resolutions, and are thus agents of conflict, not peace.
This action, coupled with other punitive measures targeting the Palestinian people only serve to further embolden
Israel, the occupying power, to step up its illegal actions against the Palestinian people. They encourage Israel to
make its colonial regime of occupation in Palestine permanent and to violate Palestinian rights with impunity.
However, complicity in aggression will not change legal facts. The fate of Jerusalem will not be determined by
illegal actions from any State. The fate of Jerusalem will only be determined in line with international law.
The State of Palestine reasserts its right to pursue all available legal and diplomatic avenues to defend Palestinian
national rights from all hostile and illegal actions from the United States or any other party.
Equally, the State of Palestine considers the participation of representatives of some countries, including EU
member States, in the inauguration activities an act of hostility against Palestinian rights and international law. Any
state that accepts or normalizes the US Administration’s move or any similar step adopted by other countries is
complicit in undermining the standing of the international order and the legitimacy of international law
mechanisms. Palestine will respond to these shameful actions with the appropriate measures.
Jerusalem shall remain the eternal capital of Palestine. The inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem neither
alters the legal status of the occupied City, nor legitimizes its illegal annexation by Israel. This is the international
consensus.
The Palestinian leadership will continue to pursue all available legal and diplomatic avenues to defend our people’s
rights from Israel’s entrenched regime of colonization and aggression as well as states that defend and sponsor this
regime of oppression. This is also an international responsibility. The international community has an obligation to
defend the standing of international law and the integrity of the international order as they relate to Palestine. The
rights of the Palestinian people to self-determination, freedom, and sovereignty are fundamental and nonnegotiable.
States that proclaim to support these inalienable rights must act accordingly.
The State of Palestine will continue to act in line with international law and cooperate with states that share our
values to defend the standing of the international law. The current serious challenges have not changed our
commitment to the two state solution, which is the international solution. In the context of self-determination,
international law and existing UN resolutions, it is also the Palestinian solution.
In afwachting van jouw antwoord,
vriendelijke groet
Stan.

Geert, het gaat om jonge mensen als deze hieronder, die een scherpschutter op honderd meter afstand geen enkel kwaad kunnen doen. Deze jonge mensen worden afgeslacht, terwijl het Westen lijdzaam toekijkt, en Israel blijft steunen.



Gaza killings: The names of people shot dead by Israeli forces on Monday
#Occupation
Youngest among those confirmed killed in Gaza is 14-year-old Ezz Eldin on deadliest day since Israeli assault on enclave in 2014


Ahmed Altetr (L-R), Motassem Abu Louley, Alaa Alkhatib, Ezz el-din Alsamaak, Ahmed Alrantisi, Fadi Abu Salmi

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/gaza-names-palestinians-killed-israel-us-embassy-1239370023

Fifty-five people were killed by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip on Monday as thousands of Palestinians demonstrated across the occupied territory to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. 
As of Monday afternoon, the Gaza Ministry of Health released the names of 43 Palestinians killed: 
1. Ezz el-din Musa Mohamed Alsamaak, 14 years old
2. Wisaal Fadl Ezzat Alsheikh Khalil, 15 years old
3. Ahmed Adel Musa Alshaer, 16 years old
4. Saeed Mohamed Abu Alkheir, 16 years old
5. Ibrahim Ahmed Alzarqa, 18 years old
6. Eman Ali Sadiq Alsheikh, 19 years old
7. Zayid Mohamed Hasan Omar, 19 years old
8. Motassem Fawzy Abu Louley, 20 years old
9. Anas Hamdan Salim Qadeeh, 21 years old
10. Mohamed Abd Alsalam Harz, 21 years old
11. Yehia Ismail Rajab Aldaqoor, 22 years old
12. Mustafa Mohamed Samir Mahmoud Almasry, 22 years old
13. Ezz Eldeen Nahid Aloyutey, 23 years old
14. Mahmoud Mustafa Ahmed Assaf, 23 years old
15. Ahmed Fayez Harb Shahadah, 23 years old
16. Ahmed Awad Allah, 24 years old
17. Khalil Ismail Khalil Mansor, 25 years old
18. Mohamed Ashraf Abu Sitta, 26 years old
19. Bilal Ahmed Abu Diqah, 26 years old
20. Ahmed Majed Qaasim Ata Allah, 27 years old
21. Mahmoud Rabah Abu Maamar, 28 years old
22.Musab Yousef Abu Leilah, 28 years old
23. Ahmed Fawzy Altetr, 28 years old
24. Mohamed Abdelrahman Meqdad, 28 years old
25. Obaidah Salim Farhan, 30 years old
26. Jihad Mufid Al-Farra, 30 years old
27. Fadi Hassan Abu Salmi, 30 years old
28. Motaz Bassam Kamil Al-Nunu, 31 years old
29. Mohammed Riyad Abdulrahman Alamudi, 31 years old
30. Jihad Mohammed Othman Mousa, 31 years old
31. Shahir Mahmoud Mohammed Almadhoon, 32 years old
32. Mousa Jabr Abdulsalam Abu Hasnayn, 35 years old
33. Mohammed Mahmoud Abdulmoti Abdal’al, 39 years old
34. Ahmed Mohammed Ibrahim Hamdan, 27 years old
35. Ismail Khalil Ramadhan Aldaahuk, 30 years old
36. Ahmed Mahmoud Mohammed Alrantisi, 27 years old
37. Alaa Alnoor Ahmed Alkhatib, 28 years old
38. Mahmoud Yahya Abdawahab Hussain, 24 years old
39. Ahmed Abdullah Aladini, 30 years old
40. Saadi Said Fahmi Abu Salah, 16 years old
41. Ahmed Zahir Hamid Alshawa, 24 years old
42. Mohammed Hani Hosni Alnajjar, 33 years old
43. Fadl Mohamed Ata Habshy, 34 years old

Human Rights Watch staff is based and operates freely in Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia. But Israel, which claims to be the lone democracy in the region, joins ranks of N Korea, Sudan and Iran to try to silence by ordering our country director deported.




1 opmerking:

Rene Westermann zei

Dear Mr. Netanyahu, how would you react when a sniper killed your sun because he is a jew? Then the whole world is too small.....
Now you celebrate that more than 700,000 Pelestinians were expelled from their villages, properties, and besides, a lot of them were killed, during the last seven decades, and the West keeps silence. Instead, the hypocrite West accused the Palestinians of igniting the turmoil in the Middle East

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