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Le site reinfo-israel.com a traduit un article paru dans "The Spectator" anglais qui decrit comment les Europeens ont du mal a accepter le fait qu'Israel se defend contre les attaques terrorites des Palestiniens.
Après tout, ne sont-ce pas les Juifs, en Israël, qui sont victimes du terrorisme ? Ne sont–ils pas mis en pièces par des terroristes qui ont délibérément ciblé des vieillards survivants de l’Holocauste, lors du Seder de Pessah [repas rituel de Pâques. Ndlr], ou des enfants dans une pizzeria ? N’ont-ils pas subi des pertes qui, proportionnellement au nombre d'habitants du Royaume-Uni, équivaudraient à 4000 morts et plusieurs milliers de blessés, depuis le début de l’Intifada, en Novembre 2000.
L'article entier est copie ci-dessous.
Through a cartoon, Ed Stein, from the Rocky Mountain News in Colorado asks us to try to figure out if Arafat is a man of Peace or a terrorist:
Next time you see Arafat on TV, check it out: he always wears an army uniform and always has a gun at his proximity. Does he use the gun to better sign those peace treaties?
For more information on Arafat's coordination, financing and organizing of terrorist attacks against innocent Israeli civilians, click here.
The San Francisco Chronicle (www.sfgate.com) covered up and minimized anti-Semitic death threats from SFSU (San Francisco State Univeristy) pro-Palestinian demonstrators against Jewish students.
On May 7, a pro-Palestinian crowd swarmed a pro-Israel rally, and using physical violence, they shouted "Get out or we will kill you" and "Hitler did not finish the job". Administration officials on the scene did nothing.
The San Francisco Chronicle described the above as follows:
"Each side said the other was responsible for the hostility during the May 7 rallies. Pro-Israeli students said pro-Palestinian students yelled "die Jews" among other things, while pro-Palestinian students said they were called "camel jockeys" and other names. "
Benjamin Epstein, a Jewish student who was present at the rally tells the real story:
"And that's when they followed us.
The San Francisco Chronicle blurs the lines and continues to minimize Palestinian violence, this time by placing at the same level a mob of pro-Palestinian thugs and Jewish students who were singing peace songs.
The same SFSU pro-Palestinians have printed a vicious poster that shows a baby with the label "Palestinian children meat, slaughtered according to Jewish rites." (Click here to see the poster and my original article). Can we really expect anything less than an attempted pogrom by such anti-Semitic thugs?
Pro-Palestinians from SFSU printed this poster of hate
The label reads 'Palestinian children meat, slaughtered according to Jewish rites.'
I also find there's a similarity in the Chronicle's bad coverage of this incident with their biased coverage of Israel's war against terror: while the Islamic Jihad, the Hamas, and Arafat's terrorist groups continue to murder unarmed Israeli civilians, the San Francisco Chronicle reprints Arab propaganda from the Cairo Times, portraying Israel as the aggressor, and the Arab leaders as "men of Peace". See this article for more details.
I can only comment on one or two facets of the travesty of the Chronicle's coverage or what happened at SFSU. For other dimensions of this incident and the alarming trends it represents, check out the SFSU Blog Burst Index at Winds of Change.
I copy the Chronicle's full article as well as the real story from Glenn Reynolds from FoxNews.com. I strongly suggest you cancel your San Francisco Chronicle subscription, just call Dick Rogers, the readers' representative, at (415) 777-7870 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I also copy the full account from Benjamin Epstein's point of view below.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a Palestinian murderer has deliberately shot and killed two and injured 17 Israelis.
In the shooting attack which occurred shortly before noon local time, the gunman, a 19-year-old, arrived at the Damascus Gate "pulled out a pistol and fired at a truck of Bezeq workers that passed by," Jerusalem Police Chief Mickey Levy said. [David adds: 'Bezeq' is Israel's main phone company.]
I copy the full article below.
Charles Johnson from "Little Green Footballs" has a weekly review of the prayers of Arab Muslims from the Middle East:
From Abu-Hanifah al-Nu'man mosque in Baghdad, Iraq: "O God, have mercy on the martyrs. O God, destroy the Jews and Americans for they are within your power."
These Arab Muslims are from the Middle East but are stuck in the Middle Ages. I copy the full article below.
Yahoo News (www.yahoo.com) reports that the Minister of Police from Saudi Arabia has accused the "Jews" of being behind the heinous attacks of 9/11 against the US:
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Saudi police minister has claimed Jews were behind the Sept. 11 attacks because they have benefited from subsequent criticism of Islam and Arabs, according to media reports.
This is not the first time a high ranking Arab/Muslim official has claimed that the J-E-W-S are behind 9/11. In fact, this seems to be a common idea among many Arab Muslims, proving once again how they have become the new Nazis. Click here for an earlier report: "An Antisemitic Myth in the Arab Press: The September 11 Attacks Were Perpetrated by the Jews".
I copy the full article below.
Israel Insider (www.israelinsider.com) reports that many Americans of Palestinian origin not only support terrorism but wish they could become homicide/suicide bombers themselves.
The article is based on a NPR interview of a group of Palestinian Americans on "All Things Considered".
"The conversation was chilling. The sentiments expressed by second- and third-generation Palestinian Americans could have come from the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank or even from Hamas members in the Gaza.
The next time you see a Palestinian, ask him/her about her position on terrorism. Also ask them if they are for peace between an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel, or instead of Israel. I haven't found one that wishes for peace alongside Israel yet.
I copy the full article below.
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Il y a deux jours, le Djihad Islamique Palestinien a tue 12 Israeliens - cliquez ici pour plus de details. Tsahal, l'armee d'Israel, nous montre la reaction de la rue Palestinienne:
November 15, 200: Palestinians celebrate
the deliberate murder of 12 Israelis
Des centaines d'activistes du Djihad Islamique ont manifesté entre la nuit du 16 et du 17 novembre dans les rues de Gaza à l'annonce de l'attentat de Hébron dans lequel 12 Israéliens ont été tués.
Aish.com has information on the latest reality show:
Since the popularity of Survivor, a TV show that that puts people in the wilderness to survive on their own wits, there has been a plethora of reality TV series: the Batchelor, The Mole, The Last Resort, and Boot Camp to name a few. [...]
If it wasn't so sad it would be funny. I copy the full article below.
The New York Times (www.nytimes.com) has an interview with Arien Ahmed, a 20-year-old Palestinian woman who was going to murder unarmed Israeli civilians by blowing herself up, but changed her mind at the last moment.
A clear picture comes out: the Islamic Jihad, the Hamas and Arafat's terror groups, such as the Al-Aksa brigades, do not send their own members to commit their despicable homicide bombings. Instead they locate young Palestinians who are depressed, already willing to commit suicide, and convince them to kill unarmed Israeli civilians, including children.
Such pressures within Palestinian society are intense. The "infrastructure of terror," as the Israelis call it, has fragmented into small cells throughout the West Bank, each fighting its own parallel war. Separate, mid-level leaders emerge briefly, to be cut down by Israel and swiftly replaced. Such men are more than willing to seize on emotional turmoil, weakness of character or zealotry, to give someone a lethal backpack and to send him on his way, Israeli intelligence agents said.
I copy the full article below.
Ha'aretz (www.haaretzdaily.com) also reports that Benjamin Ben-Eliezer interviewed Mrs. Ahmed and another would-be Palestinian murderer. Mr. Ben-Eliezer says:
"Eighty-six percent of terror attacks are foiled and prevented. Also, understanding the enemy is always helpful, knowing the behind-the-scenes mechanisms. The enemy is not just Rasan Stiti and Arin Ahmed. It's mainly who sends them. Here we have a female terrorist who came to her senses at the critical moment. She realized that they had sold her a virtual world that doesn't exist at all and that she was about to die. Then she went home. Now she's talking and others are listening. This is significant.
I copy below this article as well.
Yahoo News (news.yahoo.com) reports that the Islamic Police of Saudia Arabia is making sure no one is able to celebrate New Year's:
RIYADH (Reuters) - Morality police in southern Saudi Arabia plan to conduct raids to ensure that shops do not sell flowers, candles and gifts to those planning to celebrate New Year, a local newspaper has reported.
I copy the rest of the article below. Got the link on the excellent LGF.
I think that by now very few people believe that Arafat, the chairman of the Palestinian Authority, will do anything to stop the Islamic Jihad, the Hamas, or other Palestinian terrorists from killing innocent Israeli civilians.
How could he stop the terrorist activites when he's also organizing them through his own terrorist groups (Tanzim, Al-Aqsa's martyrs brigrade, etc...)?
A couple of cartoons that appeared lately in the National Post and the Milwaukee Journal capture this sentiment:
The National Post, May 10, 2002
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, May 9, 2002
To learn more about Arafat's terrorist groups, click here
"Arab News" reports that Saudi Arabia has implemented once again Islamic law and is disrespecting human rights:
Indian flogged for sacrilege
As a matter of policy, I don't link to Nazi publications (such as this "Arab News"), so I won't list the source of the above article. Thanks to LGF for the link.
Just like American and Israeli kids have "GI Joe", now the kids from Saudia Arabia, Iraq, and Syria have "Jihad Joe":
Click on image for larger picture
I love the "Free Jihad Joe cave hideout offer". ;-)
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