In the open letter, Waters references “the soldier who shot the soccer player’s feet to bits,” “the prisoner who fasted for 266 days until freedom” and “the Minister of Justice who called for genocide,” providing links to each example he lists.
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Shaked, a member of the far-right HaBayit HaYehudi (“Jewish Home”) party, made headlines last year after she deemed the entire Palestinian people “the enemy” on Facebook and essentially argued for their extermination “because the enemy soldiers hide out among the population, and it is only through its support that they can fight.” Many condemned her comments as calling for genocide of the Palestinian people… While shocking, her statement was not the first time that Israeli leaders have been accused of inciting violence against Palestinians, including genocide. Indeed, Israeli activist David Sheen’s testimony at the Russell Tribunal for Palestine revealed a worrying trend within Israeli society. Here are some of the people Sheen highlighted in his presentation…
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