International Movement for a Just World (JUST): Recasting attention to the raging genocide on Astro AWANI

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Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a leading media voice since the intifada or uprising in Palestine in 2000. For over two decades she reported fearlessly on human rights abuses in the occupied territories. She wrote with anguish at the 74-year old genocide raging in Palestine and the Western world’s callous indifference to the dehumanisation and brutalisation of the Muslim and Christian population of the occupied territories. But on May 11 her voice was silenced for ever when she was shot and killed while reporting on an Israeli raid on a Palestinian house on the West Bank city of Jenin.

… We wish to reiterate that though the global attention these days is focused on the Russia-Ukraine war, the world needs to recast its attention and conscience to the genocide, protracted aggression and injustices in the illegally occupied territories of the West Bank.

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NST Leader: Of Palestine and peace on New Straits Times

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The US can begin by not supplying weapons to Tel Aviv. Israel, being the only nuclear-armed state in the Middle East, is already the most militarised in the region. Besides, the Zionist regime is using American weapons to commit genocide against the Palestinians. The US knows complicity is a crime, but yet it persists. Next, the US must condition its US$3 billion annual aid on Israeli withdrawal from Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.

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Israel’s drums of war on New Straits Times

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There is no statute of limitation against crimes in municipal or international law. A special tribunal can always be set up. If the Nuremberg tribunal for the Holocaust was possible, tribunal trials are also possible for allegations of genocide committed by the Israelis against Palestinians.

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Sabra and Shatila, a reminder of Israel’s complicity on New Straits Times

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We call the world not to forget the Sabra and Shatila massacre on the 16th September 1982.
Today is the 38th year of the most horrific genocide by Christian Phalangist militia with the complicit of Israel troops.
We demand, on the commemoration of this day, that its time to end the Israeli culture of impunity that permitted the Sabra and Shatila massacre to happen.

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Reject more unilateral annexation of Palestinian land by Israel by Romil Shamsudin

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We also call upon the Trump administration to rescind their unjustifiable and unsustainable support for the brutal and genocidal policies of the Israeli regime, and demand Israel account for its actions before the global community of nations.

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Israel must free Palestinian detainees immediately on New Straits Times

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We express our solidarity today with all Palestinians and freedom fighters in conjunction with the Palestine Prisoner’s Day on the 17th April… We demand… Prosecute Israel in the International Criminal Court for Genocide and the violation of human rights against Palestinians in Israeli detention.

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Dr M slams ‘powerful nations’ for being silent over Palestine on New Straits Times

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“Some of you may recall that in November 2013 the Kuala Lumpur Foundation to Criminalise War held a tribunal against the state of Israel for war crimes and crimes of genocide.
Along with other civil society initiatives across the world, we hope that the International Criminal Court will take note of this blatant case of the injustice of the century and institute proceedings against Israel.”

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Malaysia’s Mahathir: US plan allows Israel’s occupation on Anadolu Agency

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“This peace plan only recognizes Israeli occupation and completely ignores the rights of oppressed Palestinians,” Mahathir said in his opening address to the third Parliamentary Conference for Al-Quds in Petaling Jaya… “Malaysia has always stood with the Palestinians and rejected Trump’s proposal,” He called on the conference to take a stand against the complete oppression of Palestinians. “This activity should be an opportunity to overcome intimidation, violence and genocide against the Palestinian people.”

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Prospects do not bode well by Askiah Adam

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THERE are two schools of thought as to the fate of the newly revealed proposed settlement to the protracted Palestine problem. One espoused by Scott Ritter, former United Nations weapons of mass destruction inspector, that Palestinians cannot refuse and the other that it must be rejected, not least because of its total disregard of justice for the Palestinians and their dignity… If, as Ritter suggests, this is the chance of a lifetime for the reinstatement of Palestine and its economic development, how can the Palestinians refuse this deal when a refusal means the perpetuation of poverty and their ultimate genocide?

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Invincible Israel? on The New Straits Times

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It has taken five years for the ICC to act on the Palestinian request. But Israel’s genocide against the Palestinians is much older. It is older than the forced, violent birth of Israel in 1948.
Writing an op-ed for Al Jazeera on Dec 29, 2016, lawyer and human rights activist Stanley L. Cohen put it thus: “Make no mistake of it, the sum total of Israel’s efforts these past 68 years is nothing short of the deliberate infliction upon Palestinians, as a cognisable group, conditions of life and death calculated to bring about their physical destruction in whole or in part.” And then this warning: “In the presence of overwhelming evidence of premeditated Israeli genocide, to argue otherwise is to reduce the dark, evil and systematic deeds of Stalin, Kissinger, Pol Pot and the Hutu state to little more than a collection of misunderstood happenstance.” We could not have put it better.
Another irony needs mentioning. When Britain, with the generous help of the United States, manufactured the birth of Israel in 1948, the United Nations passed a General Assembly resolution enacting a legal definition of “genocide”.
Little wonder Cohen labels Israel as “a state built from the marrow of genocide”. The road to The Hague is going to be a long and thorny one for the Palestinians. And for Bensouda, too.

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