AROUND 1,200 Ulster GAA members have signed a petition in support of the people of Palestine amid controversy over attempts to stop flags being flown at grounds.
… The petition states: “We, the undersigned members of Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, abhor the ongoing genocide in Palestine and call on all right thinking people to continue to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and support their demands for basic human rights.
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The Middle East and Palestinians should not be made pay with their lives for what happened 70 years ago and surely at some point in time Europeans, including Germany, will have to question how big a price Palestinians must pay through their silence and complicity.
For too long anti-semitic accusations have been wielded by Israeli Zionists as a political weapon to silence anyone who challenges Zionist policies and it is widely known and feared in media and politics that to question Israeli policies and be labelled anti-semitic, is a possible career ending for anyone with the courage to do so.
It is time for the people to wash away the shame and guilt of the Second World War and no longer be silent and complicit in the modern day slow genocide of the Palestinian people.
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