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Newly released UN documents prove allies knew of Jewish genocide years earlier

 

Newly released documents show the Allied Powers did little to stop the genocide, with one minister in the UK war department, Viscount Cranborne, commenting, ‘Jews are not a special case and that Britain is burdened with too many refugees as it is.’

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Newly released documents provided by the United Nations revealed on Tuesday that the Allied Powers were well aware of the Jewish Holocaust at the hands of the Nazi regime at least two-and-a-half years earlier than commonly thought, according to The Independent.

Auschwitz prisoner’s barracks – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The documents, not seen for more than 70 years, showed at the same time that the Allies, made up of the United States, Russia and the United Kingdom, had prepared war crime indictments against Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and his top subordinates.

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World oblivious to current Arab genocide of indigenous in Egypt, Syria, Lebanon

 

Because the world & mainstream media are on constant alert to accuse Israel for its next reaction to violence against its citizens, Egyptian Copts, Lebanon’s Maronites, Iraq’s & Syria’s Assyrians/Chaldeans, Kurds, Berbers, Yazidis etc. (all also) – the indigenous people of the area – are victims of genocides by the area’s Arab invaders and are given little to zero attention.

The Occupier and the Occupied by David Marc Silon

 

Consider the following scenario: Violent settlers clash with the indigenous people. They take away their property and drive them off their land. Murders and kidnappings occur daily. There is no judicial recourse. Continue Reading »

Op-ed: American apathy facilitates Iran, Hezbollah & now Turkey’s genocidal policies

The US simply capitulated, joining the Russian-Turkish party in Syria, allowing Assad’s rule to continue, with Iran & Hezbollah establishing their hold on the war-battered country.
• Obama’s White House has totally ignored Israeli interests the entire time, starting with their betrayal of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, allowing the genocide of the Iraqi-Syrian minorities, and pretending there are no chemical weapons in Syria, despite the fact they are being openly used.

By Alex Fishman

 

The Americans are now selling out the Syrian Kurds to the Turks—but we’ve already gotten used to their cynical foreign policy. What Israel is having a hard time getting used to, however, is the fact its biggest ally is completely disregarding Israeli interests in the Middle East. Continue Reading »

IsraAID joins Yazidi refugees for memorial ceremony on anniversary of genocide

 

IsraAID, which operates in refugee camps all over Europe providing psychosocial assistance and humanitarian aid, joined over 1500 Yazidi refugees in Greece to commemorate the beginning of the genocide against them at the hands of ISIS.

By Eitan Goldstein

 

IsraAID staff joined 1500 Yazidi refugees as they lit candles and marched though Camp Petra refugee camp in northern Greece, in memory of the Yazidi genocide which began on August 3rd 2014. when ISIS entered the town of Sinjar, killing thousands, and turning thousands of women and girls into sex slaves.

The Yazidi were singing songs and crying as they mentioned the names of those who were brutally massacred, still missing, or captive.

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How could a genocide happen in the 21st century while the world is watching?

 

Kurdish and Yazidi delegation in Jerusalem visits Yad Vashem and sees the horrible parallels with persecution by ISIS.

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

 

The black-and-white images at one display at Yad Vashem’s Holocaust museum in Jerusalem show women survivors of the Volary death march who married and raised families.

The guide emphasized the desire to continue living that survivors had in the wake of the Nazi genocide, even as they lived crammed into displaced persons’ camps after the war.

Some of the members of the Yazidi and Kurdish delegation at Yad Vashem -photo: SETH J. FRANTZMAN

Some of the members of the Yazidi and Kurdish delegation at Yad Vashem on Sunday unfurl a Kurdish flag at the entrance.

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Suha Arafat tells Italian Newspaper: Hamas guilty of genocide

Arafat’s widow charges Hamas with ‘genocide’ and says Palestinians best hope lies in peace-talks not armed struggle, in an interview marking the 10th anniversary of Yasser’s death.

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The widow of deceased Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat denounced violence and accused Hamas of “genocide” in an interview on the 10th anniversary of his death.

Suha and Yasser Arafat

Suha and Yasser Arafat. – Photo: AP

In an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Suha Arafat argued that the Palestinians’ best hope lies in negotiation rather than armed struggle. She said that the unequal strengths of the Israelis and Palestinians would lead to the Palestinians being crushed in an armed fight, while negotiations would expose Israel’s unwillingness to make peace.

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Pope Says Mid-East Christians Suffering ‘Just Like the Jews’ Had

“First the Jews suffered savage attacks, & the world remained in silence. Now it is the Christians who are being annihilated, & once more the world says little.” Pope Francis reportedly told World Jewish Congress head.

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Pope Francis has warned that Christians in Iraq and Syria face persecution just as Jews have in the past, a prominent American Jewish leader said Thursday.

“You have suffered, now it’s our turn,” World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder said the pope told him in a private audience.

Francis also repeated his recent warning that the global rash of religious extremism may have sparked “a third world war”, said Lauder, who met with the Roman Catholic leader late Wednesday at the Vatican. Continue Reading »

Lawsuit charging Israeli leaders of genocide to be filed in Argentina court

Argentine lawyer charges Israeli gov’t & military leaders in heinous crimes.

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine lawyer said he will file a lawsuit in federal court in Buenos Aires accusing Israel of crimes against humanity and genocide.

Smoke, dust and debris rise over Gaza City after an Israeli strike on August 8, 2014

Smoke, dust and debris rise over Gaza City after an Israeli strike on August 8, 2014, during the 50-day Israel-Gaza war. – Photo: AP

Carlos Slepoy told Pagina/12, a Buenos Aires newspaper, in an interview published Tuesday that the suit will be filed in the coming days in response to Israel’s 50-day operation in Gaza this summer. The suit is in conjunction with the American Association of Jurists.

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