Middle East

Feb 26, 2013

Protester’s death in Israeli custody sparks Mid-East revenge

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral of Arafat Jaradat, who died in Israeli custody, with some political factions promising bloody vengeance. Nigel O'Connor reports from Ramallah.


Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces continued across the West Bank on Monday, following days of escalating violence in the occupied territory.

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4 thoughts on “Protester’s death in Israeli custody sparks Mid-East revenge

  1. Kevin Herbert

    Does anyone believe anything the Israeli Government or the US says.

    This is just another step towards a regional war which will have been caused by the joint cancer of Zionism & US imperialism of the past 60 years.

    With the US economy currently on a knife edge & within sight of a further deeper recession, I reckon Obama is going to Israel to tell Netanyahu that if Israel attacks Iran, the US will not be able to help it.

  2. Chris Williams

    Kevin – I never cease to be amazed at how people still believe the lies of the Israeli and US governments but I am hopeful that the internet is helping people to see past the lies of the mainstream media.

    I can only hope you are right about Obama. But I have my doubts. He is so under the thumb of the US Jewish lobby (you know the one that Chuck Hagel had to pretend doesn’t exist!) that part of me wonders whether he is going to Israel so that Bibi can explain to him in total secrecy how Obama must again betray the genuine interests of America by sacrificing trillions of dollars and the lives of ten of thousands of its best and brightest in a war for Israel’s racial supremacism in which it will hardly lift a finger.

    Do Americans even know that while it is bringing home thousands of its soldiers in body bags and over 360,000 returning soldiers now suffer serious brain injuries; and its economy has been totally destroyed by these vicious Israeli wars that the Israeli economy has been growing at over 14% per annum?!

  3. MJPC

    Kevin/Chris, agreed. The problem with the Israeli government (and Zionist interests), they don’t know who the enemy is (or maybe anyone who criticises the Israeli government is). Not only do they kill their own dual-citizens…er..sorry, allow them to commit suicide in a max security prison (a mean feat in itself for Zygier), but they cannot resist killing of the Palestinians without any consideration to the rights of the individual. One would think that, in reference to past historical crimes against the jews that their state would be the exemplary example of human rights.
    Of course the US will support an attack on Iran eventually (Israel needs the air – air refueling capacity of the USAF to do it) and then the world will really know what has been wrought on us all. Israel is a rogue state in so many ways.

  4. Chris Williams

    Dear MJPC – I know me writing this note which is just to agree with you is probably a rather sad indictment of the fact that there are no more than three of us agreeing with each other on this blog – but it is good to find solidarity however small in number when the bastards are so damn evil and immense, and apparently immune to criticism or even understanding by the great mass of western ‘humanity’ – if such is the right word for those still so obviously hooked up to their backbones to the fairfax and newscorp matrix, adn incapable of seeing the imense suffering being wrought in the name of Israel’s destiny.

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