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U.S. Lawyer Calls On Iran To Sue Israel For Genocide!

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posted on Apr, 26 2008 @ 11:12 AM
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U.S. Lawyer Calls On Iran To Sue Israel For Genocide!


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TEHRAN (Iran): In a dramatic plea made during a live broadcast of regional affairs debate program 'Middle East Today' on international broadcaster PressTV, an American lawyer called on Tehran to support his bid to sue Israel for genocide against the Palestinians.

"I would like to propose here today on this program that President Mahmood Ahmadinejad and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei give me the authority to sue Israel at the International Court of Justice in The Hague for inflicting genocide against the Palestinian people," said panelist Francis A. Boyle, Professor of International Law.

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posted on Apr, 26 2008 @ 11:12 AM
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This is an under reported and very important subject IMO...There truly is a genocide of sorts going on in this region. Israeli soldiers just came forward recently to tell of the atrocities that were commonplace against the palestinians. Perhaps this lawsuit, if implemented, will at least bring these things to light to the world, and change these brutal policies...



These World Court legal proceedings will prove to the entire World and to all of history that what the Nazis did to the Jews a generation ago is legally similar to what the Israelis are currently doing to the Palestinian people today: genocide.

The Israeli government has ruthlessly implemented a systematic and comprehensive military, political and economic campaign with the intent to destroy in substantial part the national, ethnic and racial group known as the Palestinian People."


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In the event Boyle receives an appointment from Tehran and repeats his Bosnia success at the World Court, then the issue will be referred to the United Nations Security Council for endorsement.

However, with the US record of vetoing any resolutions critical of Israel, Boyle expects no different reaction this time. He told Middle East Today that it would be a mistake to underestimate the influence of the Jewish and Zionist lobby in the United States, but said they are not invincible.




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posted on Apr, 26 2008 @ 11:26 AM
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Ok,
Genocide:

The systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group.

education.yahoo.com...

Numbers of Palestinians are constantly growing. First time in world history (known) they have an autonomy and talks to become independent nation. Political movement Hamas which does not recognize Israels right to exist , is not "exterminated" in any way.
So i guess that it is not a genocide, now is it.
Israeli Arabs are not persecuted when they declare them self Palestinians.
Racial, national,political,ethnic.



posted on Apr, 26 2008 @ 11:39 AM
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A different view from the Israel is always at fault side.

brain-terminal.com...


Of course, to those who’ve been paying attention, this is not a new war. Israel has been under siege since the founding of the modern state in 1948. The war has never been about the plight of Palestinians. If the Palestinians wanted to live side-by-side with Israel in peace, then the Oslo peace accords would have worked. When Oslo didn’t stick, and Israel offered virtually everything Yassir Arafat demanded, the Palestinian leader instead rejected peace and launched an intifada. If Israel’s neighbors truly wanted peace, then why didn’t Israel’s retreat from Palestinian territory secure it? Why is every Israeli compromise and concession followed by more war?

Because Israel’s enemies will not be satisfied with anything less than the country’s complete destruction. They believe Israel is an illegitimate state and that no infidel has a valid claim to what they believe should be Muslim land. But to any fair-minded person, a cursory look at history settles that debate quite easily, as Judith Weiss points out:

Half of Israel’s Jewish population is Arab Jews, not European Jews. How come there are Arab Jews? Because they were in Israel/Judea before Arabs became Muslim. In fact, they were the Jews before various historical events scattered and exiled some of them, one destination being Europe. [...]

The earliest verifiably Jewish artifacts in Israel date to 1500 years before it was conquered by Islam. Contemporary documents and archeological finds verify some Biblical history, and show evidence of Jews in Persia 1000 years before it was conquered by Islam, in Babylonia (later Iraq) 1000 years before it was conquered by Islam, and in Egypt (especially Alexandria) during the Roman Empire, before Egypt was conquered by Islam. Even the Koran acknowledges that Jews were living in Arabia before Mohammed decided to create a new religion, and there is evidence for Jewish residence in what are now Arab countries dating back to Solomonic times.


Its amazing that someone would try to sue Israel for genocide against anyone when history shows that groups like hamas are dedicated to the complete destruction of Israel. I guess it is ok for one side to try and wipe one side off the face of Earth, but when that side fights back it is genocide.



posted on Apr, 26 2008 @ 11:44 AM
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So, Iran, who has threatened to wipe Israel off the map, and who is developing nuclear weapons to that end, is going to sue Israel for genocide against Palestinians?

Is it not the Palestinians who have sworn to destroy Israel and who teach their children to hate Jews and who recruit the young and often mentally deficient to become suicide bombers to kill as many Jews as possible?

Don't you think that it's time that we stop using these blatantly-biased, sensationalist websites as sources for Breaking Alternative News?

Shouldn't we hold ourselves to a higher standard?



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