March 23, 2009

Since last week, with the publication of IOF soldiers’ accounts of wide-spread and systemic brutalities committed in Gaza, the Israeli government and military authorities have done their best to contain the leak, an counter it with ‘an inquiry’ and with claims that those events were localised and isolated. The lie machine is working full time, like it did during the carnage itself. An onslaught of Israeli academics and artists, always ready to make Kosher every atrocity, is about to hit the west… This means that our action on BDS is all the more urgent and crucial. Expose the lies wherever you meet them! Support those courageous Israelis who are prepared to tell the truth and attack this muerderous regime! Support Gaza and Palestine!

Below you can read about a provocation by the Fascist right in Umm al Fahm, allowed to proceed by the police and the High Court, despite the clear evidence that it will lead to violence. It did!

28 hurt in clashes over rightist march in Arab town: Ha’aretz

28 people were wounded on Tuesday during clashes between police and demonstrators protesting a march by far-rightists near the Israeli Arab town of Umm al-Fahm. The far-rightists began the march at 10:00 A.M. and ended it about 45 minutes later. The clashes, however, continued for some two hours after the march had been concluded. Deputy police commissioner Shahar Ayalon and fourteen other policemen were wounded by stone-throwing demonstrators; twelve Umm al-Fahm residents were hurt in scuffles with police, according to Magen David Adom emergency services.

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