Gentle Reminder: Gaza Is A Massive Concentration Camp

Published on:July 16, 2014
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Jon Stewart lashes out at Israeli aggression on Gaza via youtube.com

Jon Stewart lashes out at Israeli aggression on Gaza via youtube.com

Israel warned some 100,000 Palestinians to evacuate their homes this morning ahead of a major aggression that is set to commence by 0500 GMT.

But the question to be asked is, evacuate to where??? The Gaza Strip is the most densely populated region on the face of this planet. It can be likened to the massive concentration camps that were used by the Nazis in the Second World War.

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And as Jon Stewart so eloquently puts it, “what are the people supposed to do? Swim for it?”

But even that they can’t do! Israel has been imposing a maritime embargo on the narrow coastal enclave since 2007. The Rafah border crossing on the southern edge is sealed by Egypt and the remaining borders are blocked by the Israeli army.

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via theuglytruth.wordpress.com

How is it that the world has lost so much of its sight, compassion and ability to see the tragedies that are befalling Palestinian civilians? Worse off, how is the media portraying the two sides as equals? Watch the video, because it comes out so much better when a Jew says it.

Then we have this kid; this brave, gentle, young activist who made it all the way from the United States to stand up for the Palestinians, only to be bullied by the Israeli police.

This brave, young Jewish man stood alone in the middle of the street wearing a Palestinian kuffiyeh around his neck and a Jewish kippah on his head voicing his discontent with the occupation of Palestinian land by Israeli settlers.

I read somewhere on the internet a couple of days ago a quote allegedly said by a Gazan that read something like this:

“If I die tonight, take whatever good organs are left in my body and donate them to those in need, but my middle finger? Give that to the Arabs.”

I couldn’t agree more.

Let us just hold prayer to those trapped in the prison that is Gaza, but also let us spread the word on the atrocities befalling the strip and those who are continually marginalized by mainstream media, those who are protesting the offensive dubbed by Israeli authorities “Operation Protective Edge”…the irony.

British Jews fast to call for end to violence in Israel and Gaza  via http://www.telegraph.co.uk

British Jews fast to call for end to violence in Israel and Gaza via http://www.telegraph.co.uk

Israeli activists protest Gaza offensive via http://www.aljazeera.com

Israeli activists protest Gaza offensive via http://www.aljazeera.com

Emergency protest for Palestine in NYC by Jews United Against Zionism  via http://www.nkusa.org/

Emergency protest for Palestine in NYC by Jews United Against Zionism via http://www.nkusa.org/

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