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An Israeli minister has threatened genocide in Lebanon, but where is the outcry? by Asa Winstanley on Middle East Monitor

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“Bennett’s belligerence in openly threatening genocidal war crimes against Lebanon and its people, is nothing new for Israel, even if it did ratchet-up the rhetoric.
In 2008, Israel’s then head of the Northern Command, Gadi Eizenkot — he is now chief of staff — proclaimed the “Dahya Doctrine” in which entire villages were threatened with destruction. “In every village from which Israel is fired on… We will apply disproportionate force on it and cause great damage and destruction there. From our standpoint, these are not civilian villages, they are military bases… This is not a recommendation. This is a plan. And it has been approved.”
… Moreover, in threatening to send Lebanon “back to the Middle Ages” the genocidal intent is clear. It is reminiscent of previous Israeli threats to conduct war against the entire Palestinian civilian population, including women and children…
Despite its alleged liberal credentials, Ha’aretz seems to have little problem with Bennett’s genocidal threats. Its headline writers appear to encourage him by summarising his interview with his promise to “Hit Civilians Where It Hurts”

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Europeans: Israel committing genocide against Palestinians by Middle East Monitor

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“More than 40 per cent of Europeans believe that Israel carries out genocide against Palestinians, Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said a recent report showed. During the Sunday meeting of the Israeli government, Bennett blamed Europe for the result of the report, saying that Europe is becoming anti-Semitic and the EU leaders are not taking action to stop this… The report pointed out that the BDS movement had been very successful in Europe and other parts of the world despite Israeli efforts to tackle it.”

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Sky News: Israel Minister Accuses Hamas Of ‘Self-Genocide’

The Israeli economic minister said: “The only difference between us and Hamas in Gaza is that they are deliberately sending their women and children to stand next to missile launchers in order for them to get killed, and then they cry to the world that they are being killed. This is cynical and cowardly. Israel has all the right to defend itself… They started this, they are continuing this, this can all go away the moment they disarm themselves and stop shooting us. Hamas is placing missiles in homes, in living rooms, in schools, in children’s rooms, this is their modus operandi… If Hamas was shooting missiles at your home, from within a school, what would you do? Would you just wait for those missiles to kill you? We fight back. Sometimes yes in wars there is collateral damage, but I’m not going to ask forgiveness for defending my four children that had rockets shot at home this very morning. What Hamas is doing is effectively self-genocide.”

Watch at http://news.sky.com/story/1304322/israel-minister-accuses-hamas-of-self-genocide the link has been removed, the interview can be watched on Bennet’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMG7Fze6sgQ

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