Operation ‘ Cast Lead’ and the three Islamic crimes: 1 – Terror on Israeli civilians, 2 – hijacking its own women and children as human shields to cause them to die, 3 – calls for genocide on Israelis or on all Jews
Operation ‘Cast Lead’ & the Three radical Islamic Crimes
December 27, 2008
Operation ‘Cast Lead’ – Israel decided it had (1) – enough of: Years of Islamic ‘Palestinian’ Hamas’ barrage of rocket attacks aimed intentionally on Israeli civilians, preferably children (at the times they go to schools and kindergartens), around a Millions Israelis are under this threatening range.
(2) – The Islamic terror Hamas fights the Israeli humane anti-terror defensive forces via most inhumane tactics – using its own civilians, women and children as human shields in order to cause Arab kids’ deaths and then parade with them on global TV cameras.
(3) – An expolsion of Islamofascism’s hatred and call for genocide on (all) Jews in wordlwide demonstrations under the flag of “free Palestine”.
On Dec. 27, Israel began defensive operations to dismantle Iran-backed Hamas’s terrorist infrastructure in Gaza and stop the terrorist group from its 8-years-long campaign of attacking Israeli civilians with 10,000 rockets, missiles and mortars.
Despite Hamas’s unrelenting rocket attacks, Israel continues to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza, warning the civilian population to stay clear of terrorist sites. Said Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, “Israel has made it clear that we are fighting against terrorism, not the Gazan residents, and the extremists are the ones who are taking advantage of the concern of the humanitarian organizations and the international community as a means of pressuring Israel.”
Harris noted that Israel has always gone to great lengths in an attempt to avoid civilian casualties, but that, tragically, Hamas uses civilians “as human shields,” making Israel’s efforts still more challenging. (Dec 27, 2008) http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/12-27-2008/00049 47081&EDATE=
Hamas Prepares 15,000 Soldiers, Civilian Human Shields For Full Confrontation With Israel (Dec 27, 2008) http://www.mererhetoric.com/archives/11275253.html
Hamas took no heed of the plight of their own brethren, “and just as they have used human shields in their terror operations, they are now taking the whole … http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1229868820574&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull
Israel’s Challenge Family Security Matters, NJ – Dec 26, 2008 Why is criticism never leveled at Hamas or Hezbollah who regularly use children as human shields to protect their leaders and their weapons? … http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.2115/pub_detail.asp
Israel retaliation in Gaza, Hamas hit hard Canada Free Press, Canada Any suspected hideouts of Hamas leadership must be taken out. Israel had opportunities in earlier decades to do this and refused because of the human shield
Hamas Explains Use of Civilians as Human Shields
By Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook
“We desire death as you desire life.”
The UN announcement that 51 civilians have died in the conflict in Gaza must be understood in the context of Hamas’s declared ideology to use civilians as human shields for Hamas fighters. Indeed, Hamas continues to emphasize and promote the religious ideology that death for Allah is an ideal to be actively pursued.
The goal is to convince Palestinians, including women and children, not to fear death but even to face it at the front to protect Hamas fighters. Hamas’s placement of its military installations and fighters among civilians reflects this ideology, and has led to these 51 deaths.
A Hamas representative in the PA legislative council this year expressed pride in the fact that women and children are used as human shields in fighting Israel. He described it as part of a “death industry” at which Palestinians excel, and explained that the Palestinians “desire death” with the same intensity that Israelis “desire life.”
The following is the full text of the comments by Hamas representative Fathi Hamad: “For the Palestinian people death became an industry, at which women excel and so do all people on this land: the elderly excel, the Jihad fighters excel, and the children excel. Accordingly [Palestinians] created a human shield of women, children, the elderly and the Jihad fighters against the Zionist bombing machine, as if they were saying to the Zionist enemy: We desire death as you desire life.”
Injured Palestinian girl: Hamas is the cause of all wars http://hotair.com/archives/2008/12/30/injured-palestinian-girl-hamas-is-the-cause-of-all-wars/
A haunting clip from an outfit that specializes in them: Portrait of a human shield, her four-year-old sister one of 60 civilians killed…
The suffering that Hamas causes (Dec 2008) … http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2008/12/30/the_suffering_that_hama s_causes/
But it isn’t only Israelis whose fundamental human rights Hamas is violating. It is those of the Palestinian population about whose welfare Hamas professes to care.
In direct contravention of international law, Hamas uses Palestinian civilians as human shields, utilizing homes, schools and community centers as launching pads, content in the knowledge that if innocent Palestinian civilians are caught in the cross-fire, it will be Israel that is criticized. This amounts to a sort of Daily Double of human rights violations: the use of innocent Palestinians as human shields for the infliction of violence upon innocent Israelis.
The Father of the Human Shield Deadhttp://www.digitaljournal.com/article/264390
DigitalJournal.com – 2 Jan 2009
Nizar al-Rayyan invented the Human Shields method. IsraelPolitik reports that Hamas has released an official statement “declaring that Dr. Nizar al-Rayyan, …
Ground push / Mission: Break Hamas Ha’aretz – Jan 3, 2009http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1052336.html
Hamas may also use children as “human shields” for weapons caches inside mosques.
IDF launches Gaza ground operationhttp://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1052341.html
Ha’aretz – Jan 3, 2009
Those who use civilians, the elderly, women and children as “human shields” are responsible for any and all injuries to the civilian population.
They Asked For It! Hamas goads Israeli military to invade Gaza Striphttp://www.russiatoday.com/news/news/35544
Gather.com – Jan 3, 2009
They’re showing no regard for the high, civilian casualties due to the upcoming, street fighting. They’re using their countrymen as human shields.
NETANYAHU: This humanitarian crisis is the direct result of the Hamas tactic of firing at our civilians and hiding behind their civilians, and it’s something that we cannot tolerate. No nation would tolerate 6,000 rockets fired on its cities, and Israel finally decided to take action.
We have to make sure that we don’t just have a cease-fire, but that this criminal rocketing of our cities is not resumed a few months from now. Because that’s exactly what happened a few months ago. They were firing rockets at us, the Hamas. We had a cease-fire. They used the cease-fire to get further range — longer-range rockets, which they have now fired at Beersheba and Ashdod and into the southern suburbs of Tel Aviv. So obviously, we have to remove the threat, not just stop the firing. And that’s what Israel is engaged in right now.
Crush Hamas and brave the backlash | The Australian – But as was pointed out – Israel attempts to target military and political sites. hamas attacks civilians. there is no such thing as disproportionate attacks …
Rocket alert sends New York’s Bloomberg running for cover in Sderot…
the onus of the civilian deaths was on Hamas for using them as human shields.
“They have been the main victimizers of the innocent Palestinian people by inviting these kinds of attacks,” he said.
IDF coordination chief: There is no humanitarian crisis
Hamas terrorists are using civilian infrastructure in the Gaza Strip – including hospitals, mosques and areas next to offices of international aid groups – to conduct terrorist activity and fire rockets at Israel, Col. Moshe Levi, commander of the IDF’s Gaza Coordination and Liaison Administration (CLA), said Thursday.
Hamas Exploitation of Civilians as Human Shields http://rightsidenews.com/200901063218/global-terrorism/hamas-exploitation-of-civilians-as-human-shie lds.html
Right Side News
This study examines how Hamas and the other terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip make extensive use of Palestinian civilians as human shields. …
‘Hamas is guilty of war crime’
… artillery attack near a UN school in the Gaza Strip. On Radio 4’s The World Tonight he claimed that Hamas were guilty of using civilians as “human shields”.
Yes, free Gaza — from terrorist tyrannyhttp://www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/stories/2009/01/07/mansoured_0107.html
By REDA MANSOUR
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Some of the Arab and Muslim demonstrators who recently came to our offices were holding signs that said “Free Gaza.” Many Israelis would raise that same sign, me included, but for different reasons. People tend to forget that as of August 2005, Israel has not been in Gaza, and that the Gazans have been under Hamas control since June 2007. Indeed, Gaza needs to be freed from many different extremist forces.
Gaza should be freed from Hamas, a terrorist organization that seized the strip by force. Since the takeover, Hamas has run Gaza’s economy into the ground and now nearly half of the work force is unemployed. Hamas has built a Taliban-style state in Gaza and introduced many of the Islamic Shari’a laws, institutionalizing the persecution of women and minorities.
Hamas has transformed Gaza from a free territory to a large bunker, a place where rockets are stored under families, schools and places of prayer. Unfortunately, Gazans not only live among this militarization, but are now a tool in Hamas’ aggression. The terrorist organization has developed a strategy of using innocent civilians as human shields. When Israel warns that the houses of Hamas operatives and commanders will be targeted, the terrorists bring in innocent citizens, often by force, in an effort to increase the likelihood of civilian casualties. Hamas’ leaders rely on the strict Israeli moral code, hoping to avoid being attacked or that a strike will allow them to score points in the media by sacrificing their own people, creating what looks like acts of Israeli military aggression.
Gaza should be freed from the intervention of Iran, a state that openly admits to financing Hamas. Iran is also helping Palestinian terror organizations with training, intelligence and equipment. Some of this “aid” is channeled through Hezbollah in Lebanon — yet another Iranian proxy organization. Hezbollah and Iran use the Gazans to maintain regional political relevance in their empty agenda against Israel.
Gaza should be freed from some of the Arab satellite channels like Al-Jazeera. These television stations engage in the direct incitement of the Arab and Muslim world. Everything is acceptable in their eyes to raise their ratings: including long shots of bodies and injuries. Some of these channels do not dismiss any editing trick and consider propaganda as a normal part of their news reporting.
As far as Israel is concerned, Gaza is free and it is the decision of its inhabitants what the area’s destiny will be. They can continue to buy into the self-defeating promises of terrorist organizations and extremist ideologies. Even worse, they can continue to let these organizations use them as human shields and demolish their hopes and futures.
Gazans can only truly be free by declaring Gaza a terror-free zone. The people of Gaza have many resources in their hands to achieve success. Gaza could use its beautiful Mediterranean coast to attract Israeli and Egyptian tourists. It can renew the flower and fruit exports to Europe that Israel left behind. The airport that was built there can be reopened. The seaport that is planned and even the natural gas fields in its waters could be built.
The people of this region need to make the decision that Gaza will become a model of peace and stability and hopefully, the beginning of the two-state solution: Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace.
Hamas uses people as shieldshttp://www.newstimes.com/ci_11376001
Updated: 01/06/2009 06:53:52 AM EST
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has heated up again. A cease-fire agreement has collapsed and Hamas, a Palestinian terrorist organization, immediately renewed its rocket attacks from Gaza into Israeli civilian areas.
Hamas does not attack military targets. They openly declare their intent to kill civilians, including women and children.
These rocket attacks have gone on for years and have steadily increased in intensity. The range of these weapons has increased as well, bringing more civilian areas in Israel under attack, with an increase in danger to civilians.
There is no warning for these attacks, no air-raid sirens, just the sudden explosion of a rocket missile in your neighborhood with the possibility of death and destruction.
During the several years that these rocket attacks have continued, never has anyone raised a voice condemning these attacks, which are knowingly directed against civilians.
Hamas deliberately sets its rocket launchers and mortars in densely populated areas using their own people as human shields against retaliation.
Now that Israel is striking back, the Israelis are being condemned for causing civilian casualties. Where were these voices during the years that Hamas was deliberately and admittedly killing Israeli civilians? Where were these voices when Hamas implemented its policy of using its own people as human shields against retaliation?
Two facts become obvious:
Israel values the lives of its citizens and is now doing and will continue doing what is necessary to protect its citizens.
Hamas views its own people as expendable pawns and willingly and knowingly places them in danger in order to gain a propaganda victory against Israel.
Hamas at fault, not Israelis
Sir:It amazes me that every time Israel makes a move to protect its citizens and sovereignty, bleeding hearts at the CBC continue to pester Israel over its alleged unbalanced response.
Even when the ceasefire was signed, Hamas militants fire rockets haphazardly into Israel.
Hit a military compound, that’s nice. Hit a school or hospital, equally nice.
This is terrorism on a daily basis.
To feel sorry for the Palestinian people is a stretch considering they voted for Hamas, knowing the blow-back they would receive not only from their immediate neighbours but from most western powers as well.
As a matter of fact, Palestinians should be thankful that Israel still considers its targets as carefully as it does and not use the laissez faire targeting of Hamas.
The reason why there are civilian casualties at all is again due to the cowardice of the militants using civilians as human shields.
I would certainly hope that those at the liberal CBC that think Israel should open its borders to incoming Palestinian workers when such a threat exists for suicide bombers never end up with the job of minister for public safety in this country.
Hard hats and bomb shelters for all!
The Volokh Conspiracy – Human Shields in Gaza:http://volokh.com/posts/1230756039.shtml
But it takes a special kind of depravity to use your own civilians as human … If the Hamas civilians *know* they are acting as human shields for the …
Children of Hamas http://anadafreepress.com/index.php/article/7366
Hamas has been firing these rockets from within densely populated areas using the Palestinian people as human shields. Mosques, hospitals, kindergartens
Peres: Europe must ‘open eyes’ on Gazahttp://www.upi.com/Top_News/2009/01/06/Peres_Europe_must_open_eyes_on_Gaza/UPI-94771231247258/
United Press International
Peres blamed Hamas for the deaths of innocent civilians in the siege, saying the militants use them as human shields…
Hamas exploits public opinionhttp://www.newstimes.com/ci_11387960
Newstimes Updated: 01/06/2009 07:23:35 PM EST
It is time to support Israel in her time of need. After living in a war zone with relentless rockets firing on innocent citizens even in a “cease-fire” agreement with Hamas, Israel has no choice but to destroy the terrorists who have one goal and that is to destroy Israel.
If the press would comment on Hamas’ tactics of using women and children as human shields, of firing rockets from residential neighborhoods, of dressing Hamas officials in medical uniforms in hospitals, the tragic deaths of innocent Palestinians may be understood.
Israel has no choice but to destroy the point of rocket fire. If it comes from a mosque, a hospital, a home, a school, it is designed that way by the terrorists to hurt Israel.
They have no regard for their citizens and use them as propaganda tools to affect world opinion.
It would be helpful if the press would mention the tactics at the same time as they mention the tragic deaths of innocent bystanders. It is all calculated by Hamas and unfortunately not everyone is aware of their depth of cruelty.
Our tradition teaches us, “He who saves a single life, it is as if he saved an entire world.” Israel reveres life and the terrorists revere death. It is unfortunate and tragic.
When the terrorists will show the same passion for peace as they do for death and hatred, there will be peace.
We have counseled our ally Israel to be very cautious about protecting innocents, and I do think that the Israelis take great care to do so. I saw the reports about the school. I don’t have any information about that. I think that we should not jump to conclusions, and we should wait to find out what the evidence says. What we do know is that Hamas often hides amongst innocents, and uses innocent people, including children, as human shields. http://www.enewspf.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5435:press-briefing-by-p ress-secretary-dana-perino-&catid=88888933&Itemid=88889535
Evidence of Hamas Use of Human Shields
Global Islamo fascism’s Genocidal Anti – Jewish demonstrations using the Gaza anti terror operation ‘ cast lead’ as a cover (Dec 2008 – Jan 2009)
(Jan 2009) Jihad Watch reports that in the Netherlands, anti-Israel demonstrators have once again been chanting
Hamas Hamas, Jews to the gas
Atlas has pictures of the Muslims that have taken over Europe chanting “Jews to the gas.”
Demonstrators cry ‘nuke Israel,’ carry Hezbollah flags at U.S. … 6 Jan 2009 … … Florida last week featured demonstrators carrying signs reading …
Florida demonstrator: Jews – you need a big oven’ – 6 Jan 2009 … Florida demonstrator: Jews – you need a big oven’ … Nuke, nuke Israel,” followed by “Go to hell; go to hell; go to hell!” …Another woman, wearing a (Muslim) headscarf, shouted: “Go steal other lands. Go! Murderers! Go back to the oven! You need a big oven.”
Other signs accused Israel of “ethnic cleansing.” “Israel is the terrorist,” read a second, while a third wondered whether Israel had taken “notes during the Holocaust?”
An imam led the crowd in prayer. “Allahu Akhbar,” they chanted before prostrating themselves on their prayer mats.
“We want to educate the people about what Islam really is so that they can appreciate the beauty of it,” the imam told a reporter. “Once people understand the real beauty of Islam they will have no choice but to accept it because they will realize that it’s part of their nature.”
Following their (Islamic) prayers, the crowd crossed the road and confronted the pro-Israel group
Genocidal hatred from pro-Hamas demonstrators — “Nuke, nuke Israel.” Chilling video from Tom Trento of WatchObsession.org. …. Florida A Tampa highway was lined with anti-Gaza War demonstrators on …The stone, which is thrown at the Jews, hates these Jews, these Zionists, because Allah …. Muslims in American mosques praying for destruction of Israel …
Protesting Against Israel or Hating Jews? – 6 Jan 2009 … ‘Muslim American Society’… The anti-Israel demonstration of some 200 to 300 people outside the … for instance, carried signs saying “Nuke Israel,”…Now the notion of using of a nuclear device to eliminate Israel and thereby attempting to kill its roughly 5 million Jews is not a unique one, since words to that effect are regularly uttered, among others, by Iran’s raving president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who dreams of such apocalyptic final solutions. What is unique is the morally-defective logic that would enable someone to justify a second Holocaust, the mass murder of Jews, on the basis of Israel having defended itself from years of rocket attacks and having killed several hundred murderous terrorists in the process. Making the Middle East free of Jews, Judenfrein, is exactly what Hamas, the group of murderous thugs being cheered on by the demonstrators here, ardently longs for; Hamas’ charter, in fact, expresses as one of its core tenets that Israel should be eliminated, that “Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.”
December 31, 2008
“Death to all juice”: Calling for genocide with plausible deniability?
January 4, 2009 chill and evil wind is blowing over the world. Genocidal Eurabia Alert
Denmark (Islamic banner reads): “Kill Jewish people evry where in ther world”
The banner reads, “Jews go to hell.” Attached Images …
Indonesian Muslim protesters hold a banner during a rally against . … The banner reads, ‘Jews go to hell.’ REUTERS/Beawiharta. (INDONESIA) …
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Israel–Indonesian-Muslim-protesters-hold-banner-during-rally-again st-Israeli-attacks-Gaza-Strip-Jakarta-January-2-2009-banner-reads-Jews-go/ss/events/wl/20070128_isra el/im:/02012009/6/photo/photos-n-news-indonesian-muslim-protesters-hold-banner-during-rally-against- israeli.html/
That Old Lovable “Jews Are Apes And Pigs” Canard