ASSAULT ON GAZA MUST END. PALESTINIANS HAVE A RIGHT TO SURVIVE AND DEFEND THEMSELVES (2 VIDS)

Veterans Today.com ————- By VT Editors ————– Fri., May 14, 2021

Common Dreams: Shortly after Israeli Defense Forces announced that its air and ground troops “are currently attacking” the Gaza Strip, progressive U.S. lawmakers took to the House floor Thursday evening to discuss the ongoing violence and decades of Israel’s government, military, and settler colonists violating the human rights of Palestinians.

Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Marie Newman (D-Ill.)—who, along with 23 other House members, sent a letter Wednesday calling on the Biden administration to pressure the Israeli government to “desist from its plans to demolish Palestinian homes in Al-Bustan and evict Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah,” two neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem.

“We must acknowledge and condemn the disproportionate discrimination and treatment that Palestinians face versus others in this region,” Pocan declared, challenging those who frame the violence, of this week and the past several decades of Israeli occupation, as “a ‘both sides’ issue.”

Pocan continued:

“When serious human rights abuses compound, such as the recent attacks on places of worship like the Al-Aqsa Mosque,

the forced removal of people from their homes, most recently in East Jerusalem but ongoing in the West Bank for way too long,

the jailing and military court trials for Palestinian children, the dehumanization of the lives of the Palestinians by having roads and entrances that are separate for some people, which all too often looks like a former South Africa,

the blockade and open-air prison conditions for the people in Gaza, where food and clean water is often scarce, when those types of human rights abuses occur, we’re not just putting the lives of the Palestinians and Israelis at risk, but we’re also putting the United States at greater jeopardy.”

Full article here: https://www.veteranstoday.com/2021/05/14/it-must-end-house-dems-blast-israels-assault-of-gaza-decades-of-occupation-enabled-by-us/

About ron abbass

Because of my last name, there are some who might think I'm a Muslim. I'm an older student of the bible and I regard myself as Christian-other. That is, I was baptized in a Torah-keeping assembly. I'm one who tries his best to follow Yayshua, the Messiah (Christ) by keeping the commandments, the dietary laws, the weekly Sabbath and the annual Sabbaths (Holy Days) instituted and ordained by the great I AM, the Creator-God of Israel. I reject the holidays and festivals invented by the Roman church. Truth-seeking is my present passion. Presently, I do a lot of research into the World Wars, the mass media, the Holocaust, Zionism, Health Issues, 9/11 and the power brokers who are behind the New World Order that is gradually being established mainly in the Western Nations. Many prognosticators (prophets) both secular and religious are warning us that we are living "On the Eve of Destruction" - the last days. There's a very good chance a nuclear tsunami will eventually visit many nations. Peace and blessings to all who love the truth and hate the lies.
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