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post by SevenThunders
As for the various propaganda pieces about Israel destroying an Arab village or whatever made up reason people hate Israel for. I don't buy it. 90% of this stuff is made up for propaganda purposes and given peoples propensity to hate Jews and hate Israel they'll believe anything.
Your source is an intifada website.
As I recall Jewish forces also unfairly forced out the Jewish settlers from Gaza and then failed to give them their promised new housing. The Jewish state has several flaws, which I'm well aware of, not the least of which is that it's essentially run by a corrupt judiciary.
The best thing the Jews could do is deport every one of them to Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt, the countries they came from. (Yes most of them came from outside Israel proper contrary to modern propaganda.)
Homeless Bedouins Take On Israeli Forces by Mel Frykberg -- Antiwar.com
According to a media statement released by Human Rights Watch (HRW), "Israel has demolished thousands of Negev Bedouin homes since the 1970s and over 200 since 2009. The Land Administration also began spraying villagers’ crops with herbicides in 2002 as a mechanism to cause evacuation, a practice deemed illegal by the Israeli Supreme Court in 2007."
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Tens of thousands of Bedouin live in "unrecognized" villages in the south of Israel. Israel considers them "illegal," and has refused to connect them to basic services and infrastructure.
However, Israeli authorities granted large tracts of land and public funds for Israeli Jews to establish ranches in the area, and connected them to national electric and water grids despite the absence of proper planning permits, according to Israeli rights group Adalah. The ranches were legalized a month ago.
"One simply cannot imagine the scene when 200 armed combat police officers descend on a village in the desert at 05:00am (0200 GMT), while a construction crew systemically demolishes every structure leaving the residents literally in the open desert air with nothing.
Joseph Dana,a writer and filmmaker living in Jerusalem, told Al Jazeera the village of al-Arakib was bulldozed in the early hours of Tuesday morning - for the third time in three weeks.
(Haifa, Israel) Today 4 August 2010, Adalah sent a second urgent letter to Mr. Herzl Shapiro, the head of the Police Investigation Unit (Mahash) demanding an immediate investigation into the violent actions of the police involved in the evacuation and demolition of the Arab Bedouin unrecognized village of al-Arakib in the Naqab (Negev) for the second time in eight days.
they know that the 'Fellahim' is just as much an oppressor as any other oppressor.
I agree that the situation is problematic, I just think it's disgusting that you've chosen to use it to prop your political agenda.
So there you go Mr. self-appointed shaman, you have a long way to wander before you're worthy of the ONE.
Joseph Dana is a writer and filmmaker living in Jerusalem. He has two Master’s degrees in Jewish History, one from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and one from the Central European University in Budapest. Dana’s work focuses on the Palestinian unarmed resistence movements throughout the West Bank and the impact of Israel’s occupation on Palestinian life. Dana is active in Israeli direct action groups such as Taayush and the Anarchists Against the Wall.