More attacks on Palestinians and deaths by Israelis. I blame Hoyer this time for rubber stamping Israeli violence. Throwing money at Israelis and arming them will not cure their clearly inner defectiveness towards democracy and non-aggression. They're the morally austistic, (no offense to actual sufferers) who just don't get it.
In my opinion, this belongs as much if not more so right here, in Israel:
A senior member of NSO's management team called Mrs Blair from Israel on 5 August 2020 to inform her that "it had come to their attention that their software may have been misused to monitor the mobile phones of Baroness Shackleton and HRH Princess Haya".
My mobile phones have LONG been hacked since at least 2006 in Toronto, at a time when Dubai was nowhere near on my radar. In 2006, I was in the Sy Jacobson orbit. In 2013, while trying to bid at auction on a gift for my BF, the keyboard on my iPad even took over bidding and my iMac got a virus which locked me out. My apartment had a smart meter linked to a young Rothschild's data collecting interface.
Stop twisting things. Why create and sell this type of software, keep a backdoor in Israel then point fingers away from NSO?
Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine. No revisionism, please. 🙄 When Israelis learn to peacefully coexist, and drop the rampant navel-gazing nombrilisme the world will be a better place. Until then, they are over-weaponized petulantly bad global citizens.
Setting aside NSO's ridiculous request for "Sovereign Immunity" in a US court case that was denied, here's a good take on Israeli hyperbole:
Israeli hyperbole is as old as the Israeli state. It is tautological, serving as the raison d’être and modus operandi of Israel, the garrison state. It is farcical, fantastical, and also dangerous in the way it surpasses mere rhetoric to shape the country’s strategy in Palestine and the Middle East in general.
For decades, Israel hyped and manufactured threats – grave threats, existential threats – using them as a pretext for preemptive wars and justification for holding onto occupied territories. It demonised the Palestinians and the Arabs as hateful “terrorists” bent on the destruction of Israel. It exaggerated Iran’s capacity and intention to develop and deploy nuclear weapons. And of late, its spokespersons and supporters have invariably charged critics with anti-Semitism
There should be a science dedicated to studying certain people. Here, on the ashes of the Ukrainian Holocaust centre, Israeli politicians and the Holocaust museum seek regardless to protect their oligarch cash cow. And then, moral dilemmas ensue:
Lapid told the ministers that the United States and European countries were planning to apply sanctions to Russian oligarchs believed to be part of Putin’s inner circle, including a number who are Jewish and have interests in Israel. He said that ministers who promised favors for them could cause diplomatic damage to Israel, added the person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the topic.
Sherine Abu Aqla was hit in the head by a live bullet as she covered the raid. She was taken to hospital in a critical condition and later pronounced dead.
Another Palestinian journalist, Al Jazeera producer Ali Samoudi, was shot in the back and was in a stable condition in hospital, the health ministry added.
"We were going to film the Israeli army operation and suddenly they shot us without asking us to leave or stop filming," Al Jazeera cited Samoudi as saying. "The first bullet hit me and the second bullet hit Sherine."
"There was no Palestinian military resistance at all at the scene," he added.
It reiterated: "Documentation of Palestinian gunfire distributed by Israeli military cannot be the gunfire that killed Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh."
B'Tselem spokesman, Karim Jobran, told Anadolu that the location appeared in the video distributed by the Israeli officials is far from the location where Abu Akleh was killed.
Jobran said that B'Tselem has conducted an initial investigation, and will conduct a thorough one soon.
"The information we have," he said, "proves that the Israeli army's narrative is untrue."
"No one should believe the Israeli promises to quote-unquote investigate what has happened because the promise of investigations are nothing but the first step in Israel's organized whitewash," said Hagai El Ad, executive director of B'Tselem.
There is an obvious, long overdue need for UN peacekeepers on the ground to prevent more settler violence, more apartheid land grabs, assassinations of journalists and more religious sacrilege at Al Aqsa. Now it's 20 000 homes that are under threat of demolition. It has to stop. It's the nest of insanity that is being replicated in other theaters. These wars are globally mentally damaging. Enough.
There's no room on Earth for Israelis' anachronistic behaviour, this backwardness, this open wound that flies in the face of everything the rest of the world wants to see happening - peace. It's time to let new generations build their world free of this neverending delirium.
Get back to one country, to multiculturalism, to special status or whatever candy will help with the ego of Israelis who can't accept they simply are NOT exceptional, fabulous people that others must owe their lives and livelihoods to, so the globe can move forward with bettering themselves and the planet.
Dirty strikes that cause such collateral damage - when we know an Al Qaeda leader can be taken out with no innocent victims - where is even the logic in that!?! 6 children, 23 adults all dead, and over 200 injured. The Israeli army is either incompetent or blind. Or simply doesn't care. Is that democratic? Or is it more wholesale?