Israel: It’s about more than the occupation on The Roanoke Times

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.
The occupation is one crime but even more repulsive is the Israeli slow and systematic genocide of Palestinians. Over the years it has killed more than 400,000 Palestinians including thousands of women and children. It has done this by using bombs, rockets or tank fire; it has destroyed over a million olive trees, a key Palestinian economic product; in Gaza it has destroyed hospitals, schools, daycare centers, Relief and Works Agency shelters and mental health clinics; food and medicine are blocked from entering Gaza; Israeli forces daily invade homes, injuring, kidnaping and even killing inhabitants; thousands of homes destroyed in the last Israeli bombing of Gaza have not been repaired because Israel denies them building materials. It has been noted that the Palestinian population has the highest rate of PTSD in the world.

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