Hegemonic Western Colonialist Media Journalists Are Accessories to Israeli Mass Murder of Children in Gaza

Gaza Rafah
Palestinians mourn relatives killed in the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip at a hospital morgue in Rafah, Monday, February 12, 2024. [AP Photo/Fatima Shbair]

Since October 7, journalists of hegemonic Western colonialist media have made themselves accessories after and then before the fact of crimes against humanity ordered by the Israeli government and committed by Israeli military in their continuous mass murderous bombing and air strikes demolishing homes and entire cities of Israel’s captive Palestinian population in Gaza – indiscriminately killing thousands of residents, 70% [1]of which are women and children. These journalists became accessories after the fact and then before the fact. How?                         

  • by playing up in headlines, coverage time, emphasis and repeating Israel propaganda of incomprehensible and outrageous accusations of horrific atrocities said to have been committed during Palestinian guerrillas’ successful guerrilla attack on Oct. 7. The beheading of 40 babies, another roasted in an oven, carried out mass, systematic rapes, and cut a foetus from its mother’s womb. All this obviously meant to justify continuous bombing and air striking of Gaza that has been taking 100 lives of children a day[2]

– by not publishing equal attention getting corrections of the outrageous atrocities afterward admitted to as untrue even by Israel’s own media, leading Western media audiences to tend to condone the ultra massive bombing and air strikes on Gaza or to see them as somewhat justified or less condemnable. Letting go unreported efforts by the United Nations to investigate these claims being obstructed by Israel.[3] 


 – by avoiding the topic of the continuous killing and maiming of children in Gaza, and focusing all their audience’s attention on the West’s demand for the hostages release, rarely if ever, mentioning the some 7,000 [4] Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, and that hostages taken on Oct. 7, were taken to bargain the release of. Not reporting that far more Palestinians have been arrested since the October 7 attacks in Israel than have been released in the negotiated exchange. Among those being held are dozens of women and scores of children.

The majority have never been convicted of a crime, including more than 2,000 of them being held in administrative detention, in which the Israeli military detains a person without charge or trial.[4] All this is not newsworthy for Western media journalism.)

– by avoiding all mention of Israel’s generations long brutal, and often murderous illegal military occupation of Palestinian lands, the very basic cause of the many years of deadly confrontation of which these past five months is only one episode, journalists of the Western entertainment/news conglomerates, have been apologists for Israel and Israeli intentions to maintain seeking more and more Palestinian land via present genocidal military action and illegal settler colonialism in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.[5]

 – by bringing the world public to accept an preposterous Israeli  ‘Declaration of  War’ on a group of Palestinians already for a long time part of an Israeli captive population under years of Israeli military occupation. (A UN condemned illegal and brutal occupation at that.) 

– by not reporting that international law holds that ‘The occupying power is to be held responsible for the well being of the population under its military occupation.’ [Fourth Geneva Convention on International Law]) Western media journalists have deceptively managed selective information in order to have audiences not realise that the events on Oct. 7 occurred during a generations long ongoing war for Palestinian independence, and that Isreal’s calling it a reason to declare a new war on its already militarily occupied Palestinians is fallacious.

– by not reporting that on Oct. 8 Times of Israel exposed that for years, Netanyahu propped up Hamas. The premier’s policy of treating the terror group as a partner, to divide Palestinians from a unity seeking statehood Israel had allowed suitcases holding millions in Qatari cash to enter Gaza through its crossings since 2018, in order to maintain its fragile ceasefire with the Hamas rulers of the Strip.[6]

 – by not reporting the worldwide astoundment and deep condemnation of the three U.S. vetos of a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in the Holy Land and facilitating Israel’s stated intention to continuemilitary action already designated by the International Criminal Court as genocidal.[7]  

  • by being spokespersons of Western media deflecting the charge of genocide and helping prevent Israel’s prosecution by avoiding coverage of massive pro-Palestinian demonstrations around the world calling for a ceasefire, and instead focusing attention on a so called rise in anti-Semitism and mis-characterising demonstrations against an anti-Apartheid Israel as against the Jewish people.

– by simply not reporting reality, the heart breaking reality that Israel goes on and on killing, maiming and crippling more and more thousands of children.

The most major crime in Western entertainment/news conglomerate journalism is the selection of what is news and hiding 90% of reality. Never mentioning for example, the reality of the immense and deadly suffering of the Palestinians, which is the motive for the very existence of Hamas and other militant groups. For some time many news hours had begun simply covering other world and local events to the exclusion of any mention of the extermination of Palestinians in Gaza. When the journalists are scripted to report the current death toll in Gaza it is without mention of how many of the dead are children trying to keep critical indignation against Israel at a minimum.

For 78 years, the journalists of Western media conglomerates have sought to manage the news in a way to keep the public believing that the colonial powers have been seeking peace in the Holy Land, and ignorant that in 1946, American power over an incipient United Nations of only 56 nations, produced the genocidal stratagem of torching the Holy Land with a phoney, never expected nor intended to be implemented resolution for a crazy quilt partition of Palestine into six noncontiguous areas; the Arab areas entirely noncontiguous; the Jewish areas contiguous by a thread; the designated major area for Jews containing more Arabs than Jews, and meant to immediately provoke a civil war prepared for and expected by the Colonial Powers supported and well armed Revisionist Zionists leadership [8](and the terrorist Irgun led by Menachem Begin whose horrible atrocities were condemned by Albert Einstein in a letter to the New York Times signed by other prominent Jews.)[9]

Nothing in the World More Precious Than Children – Except if They’re Palestinian Children Reported Killed by Israelis

There is nothing in this world more precious than the life of a child unless its death is that of a Palestinian child, or by now 1,300 Palestinian children and counting, perfunctorily reported with little or no pathos by journalists of the Western hegemonic racist caucasian colonialist giant entertainment/news conglomerates overseen by the CIA.[10] 

For what these journalists of Western media must continue to impress upon to their TV viewing, radio or newspaper reading audience, is that of the prime importance of 100 Israelis hostages still held by Hamas, and the suffering of their relatives, and to never forget that Hamas has been designated by the U.S. and other countries as a terrorist organisation and to understand that the more than 29,000 Palestinians, mostly women and children, have perished as Isreal is reported seeking to justify exercising its right to defend itself after the Hamas attack on October 7. 

In the presentation of ‘the news’ by Western journalists, its the campaign to free the 100 Israeli hostages that dominates the  news as worthy of public attention, even though:

– More than 100 children are killed in Gaza every day on average. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports.

– A child is killed on average every 10 minutes in the Gaza Strip, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told the United Nations Security Council.

Julian Assange regarding journalist complicity in war deaths,

“Let us ask ourselves of the complicit media, which is the majority of the mainstream press, what is the average death count attributed to each journalist?” Julian Assange[11]

“It is not just leaders, it is not just soldiers, it is journalists; journalists are war criminals.”[Julian Assange October 8, 2011 during the U.S. U.K. genocide in Iraq]

– More Palestinian children were killed in just the first three weeks of Israeli bombing in Gaza, than in all of the world’s conflicts combined in each of the past three years, according to the global charity Save the Children.[12]

During British BBC and German DW International Evening News, as well as U.S. News Hours Telecasts, this writer often hears lengthly interviews of relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza. Listening to the very appropriate commiserating tone in the voice of the interviewing Tele-journalist and to the sorrowful details from the suffering relative of an Israeli hostage drawn out for emphasis brings the thought that: 

–  we never once hear the Israeli relative of a hostage asked his or her thoughts about the months of continuous Israeli bombing to death tens of thousands of Palestinians, most of whom are women and children – no mention either of the tens of thousands of Palestinian relatives suffering the Israeli imprisonment of some seven to nine thousand of their families, which was the reason and motive for capturing Israelis, namely, to bargain them in exchange of imprisoned Palestinians, prisoners who include women and children, many held without ever being charged with a crime. 

– Excluding from Israeli interviews the subject of Palestinian children’s deaths, maiming, suffering amputations recently often without anaesthesia, or even not referring to Palestinians at all, drives a strong message home to the Global South majority of humanity, namely, that in the Holy Land only Israeli lives (White European Jews) are considered precious. The inconsequential current number of thousands Palestinian Arab lives taken by Israeli bombing is occasionally noted usually dryly without emotion, and almost always with the trailing reminder that the bombing of Gaza is Israel’s response to an attack by Hamas “considered a terrorist organisation by the U.S. and other countries.” in order to lessen any possible outrage.

Worldwide reaching colonialist media journalists will not report the truth that Israel admits Apache helicopters fired on their own civilians running from the Supernova music festival on October 7 – even when Haaretz Newspaper and Tel Aviv Ynet reported it to Israelis.[13]

Western media readiness to re-examine 7 October long after those events took place, for example new charges of rape two months after Oct. 7.

“Israel has the right to defend itself!” Israel has the right to defend itself!” Each and every time Western media conglomerates consider it necessary to report the number of thousands killed in Gaza, media journalists repeat words to the effect that this is “a response to October 7 attack by Hamas — considered a terrorist group by the United States and European Union.”

By selective reporting, journalism of the West manages to allow for some sentiment to arise that the Palestinians might be collectively responsible for the actions of Hamas in their killing of 1,139 Israelis and abducting of over 200 and therefore might deserve some of what has been coming to them – (though the journalists never imply anyone deserves to watch their children get blown to pieces). This has been echoed far beyond Israel’s borders. In the US, Senator Lindsey Graham has called for the wholesale destruction of Gaza.[14] Israeli President Isaac Herzog had set the tone as he spoke about how far to assign guilt for the October 7 attack. “It’s an entire nation out there that is responsible.”[15](No one expresses incredulence that it Includes the children?)

– Where is the human interest curiosity coverage by journalists backhandedly supporting Israel’s crimes by avoiding commiseration when occasionally reporting the deaths of thousands of children. For example, one could certainly wonder how Israeli pilots feel as they often drop 2,000 pound bombs on  homes of families and other buildings knowing that children will be killed, maimed and  buried in the ruble? Are some Israeli airmen ashamed? Do others feel they are guiltlessly following orders and bolstered by the various rabbis quoting Bible passages that describe the lands occupied by Palestinians as belonging to the Hebrews.

Rabbi Dov Lior, a national religious leader and the chief rabbi of Kiryat Arba and Hebron, published a letter saying that Jewish law permits destroying the entire Gaza Strip. (Rabbi Dov Lior might have had in mind Biblical passages.)

Deuteronomy 20:16-18:

“ in the cities of the nations the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, do not leave alive anything that breathes.” 

I Samuel 15:3

“Now go and attack Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and do not spare them. But kill both man and woman, infant and nursing child, ox and sheep, camel and donkey. ” [New King James Bible]

Surely many young pilots are not fanatically religious and are fans of the world’s most famous Jew and long considered the most intelligent human being on Earth, whose feeling was well known

“For me the Jewish religion like all other religions is an incarnation of the most childish superstitions. And the Jewish people to whom I gladly belong and with whose mentality I have a deep affinity have no different quality for me than all other people” I cannot see anything ‘chosen’ about them.”[Albert Einstein, in a letter to Jewish philosopher Eric Gutkind dated January 1954]

Your devoted writer, a musician turned archival research peoples historian activist to battle the genocide promoting and defending media of America’s war investors, who still exercise hegemony over more than half the world, confesses feeling entrapped in a difficult to understand convoluted genocidal situation. Are Israeli soldiers, Western journalists, Israeli citizens and the pro Israel hostage demonstrators able to put aside and out of mind the cute and adorable appearance of little kids as they play, their charming innocent curiosity, desire to please and excitement while having fun, common to our precious children of all nationalities? Put out of mind, the thousands of little bodies and more thousands traumatised with terror in  their eyes.

These war supporting journalists will never recall past news items however appropriate to understanding today’s confrontations if they put the U.S. or Isreal in an unfavourable  light, like. For instanceAlbert Einstein’s New York Times published condemnation of the terrorist massacres of theIrgun in 1948,[x] or Einstein’s earlier call in 1946 for a government in Palestine under the UN’s direct control and a constitution assuring Jews’ and Arab’ security against being outvoted by each other that would solve the Jewish-Arab difficulties.” [17]

In spite of Einstein’s efforts, the Palestinians Arabs, while still suffering British military occupation as a colony since the end of the First World War, became expelled and/or re-colonised after the Second World War by another group of armed Europeans through a genocidal civil war planned and provoked by Anglo-American machinations in order to create a well armed colony of Europeans in the midst of the Arab nations with oil. Western journalism has long hidden and distracted its world audience from this reality and its subsequent result is synthesised below:

The State of Israel from its creation has been in bed with a US war investing business elite that once heavily invested in Hitler, was itself anti-Semitic in outlook, coldly indifferent, even complicit during the Holocaust its investments had made possible, and afterward blocked a bill to allow 20,000 Jewish children into the U.S. [18] (a war investing business elite that owned the media conglomerates journalists worked for moulding public opinion.)

Journalists working for U.S. led Western imperialism have avoided background history unfavourable to Israel and Israel’s often less than humane treatment of Palestinian children.

In 1948, 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly displaced from the area that became Israel, and 500 Palestinian villages, as well as Palestinian-inhabited urban areas, were destroyed.[19] In the aftermath of the Nakba, Palestinian land was expropriated on a large scale and Palestinian citizens of Israel were encircled in specific areas.[20] After the Israeli capture of the Golan Heights in 1967, there was a nearly complete ethnic cleansing of the area, leaving only 6,404 Syrians out of about 128,000 who had lived there before the war. They had been forced out by campaigns of intimidation and forced removal, and those who tried to return were deported. After the Israeli capture of the West Bank, about 250,000 of 850,000 inhabitants fled or were expelled.[21] 

Israel started building settlements just after capturing the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip in the June 1967 Six-Day War. The transfer by an occupying power of its civilian population into the territory it occupies is a war crime,[22]

As of January 2023, over 450,000 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank, 220,000 Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem..over 25,000 Israeli settlers in the Golan Heights.[23]

Because of settlers present murderous religious bloodlust violence, even the United States and the UK have been forced to try to save face by introducing visa restrictions against “extremist Israeli settlers.”

The number of attacks has not abated in recent years, with more than 1,400 cases recorded between 2005 and 2021, according to Yesh Din, an Israeli watchdog. More than 90% of complaints were dropped by Israeli authorities, who run law enforcement in settler areas, without charges being filed. And settlers’ tactics are becoming more varied. In recent years some have uprooted olive trees during harvest, depriving many Palestinian families of a source of income.[24]

Journalists Working for U.S. Led Western Imperialism Defend Through News Management An Obvious Western Financial-industrial Capitalism’s Need of Wars very often of Genocidal Confrontation and Maintenance of Deadly Injustice for All U.S. Designated Enemies Which Invariably Takes Lives of Children More Than Adults. America’s most erudite economist Thorstein Veblen assumed depression to be the normal condition in a business-enterprise economy, to be relieved in periods of excitation caused by stimuli not intrinsic to the system (e.g., war, expansion abroad, etc.)[25]

In round table discussion programming Western media CIA subservient journalists of ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CN and PBS will  never chose an humanely rational theme no matter how obvious it be for peace replacing war. Apartheid Isreal’s bloody history is a prime example of sidelining rationality and compassion.

Israel has since its founding, received about $300 billion (adjusted for inflation) in total economic and military assistance. 

The $300 billions of US dollars [x]Israel has spent over more than seven decades since its founding on munitions and weapons of mass destruction to kill Palestinians who keep on attacking fighting for rectification of the heartless injustice done them, could have been used to compensate Arabs made destitute refugees by the criminal seizure of their lands, homes and properties (as commanded UN General Assembly Resolution #194 Dec. 11, 1948)[26]

How very very little has this writer heard or read about the starvation Israel is causing in Gaza? Such deliberate omission is a form being an accessory of the crime of starving one’s militarily sealed off captive population.

The Israeli finance ministry said it had blocked deliveries of food for Gaza because the shipments were intended to reach UNRWA, the main U.N. agency for Palestinians, citing allegations that some of its employees were affiliated with Hamas. While many nations stopped contribution to UNRA, little mention is made of the Palestinian children being cared for by UNRA for years.

West journalists have largely avoided discussion that the mass starvation in Gaza is a direct result of Israeli policy to severely restrict food, water, medicine to Gaza’s civilian population of 2.3 million, and avoided noting that it could not have been sustained without the tacit support of the Biden administration.

These journalists rarely report UNICEF released reports documenting hunger in Gaza and warning of an “explosion in preventable child deaths” in the territory, finding that nearly 16 percent of children below the age of two in northern Gaza are acutely malnourished. [27] A full 45 percent of the West Bank population are children under 15 years of age, compared with 50 percent in Gaza. [28] [29]

When UN Secretary General Guterres stated on October 25.

“It was important to acknowledge that the attacks by Hamas did not happen in a vacuum. The Palestinian people have been subjected to 56 years of suffocating occupation. They have seen their land steadily devoured by settlements and plagued by violence; their economy stifled; their people displaced and their homes demolished.

  • Western colonialist journalism afterwards focused overwhelmingly on Israeli calls for the UN Secretary to resign. [30] and not on the Secretary’s words. Israel-UN spat intensifies after Secretary General says Hamas attacks ‘did not happen in a vacuum’ [Oct. 10, 2023 CNN
  • In conclusion, the president of a nation under U.S. media journalists constant attack has described the greatest of Western media journalism’s criminal accomplishments: that of hiding the grand truth that the Second World War was made possible by the investments and joint venturing of the wealthy owners of America’s giant corporations arming an economically prostate Nazi Germany for war against the Soviet Union. And has made a comparison of the support of Western media journalism for Israel’s current massacre of thousands of Palestinian children within its genocide in Gaza.
  • “Modern Israel enjoys “the same encouragement, the same funding, and the same support” of the collective West like Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany before the World War II, The Western elites kept quiet because they were preparing Hitler for him to launch his military power against the Soviet Union, ultimately, Hitler was a construct, a monster created by the collective West. The criminal military apparatus of the State of Israel also has the same encouragement, the same funding, and the same support” of the West,” [Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who urged Jewish people who are still true to their roots to end the ongoing “massacre” of the Palestinians.] [32]
  • May this tediously painful to have written article serve to awaken at least a few readers to the criminal role of Western media conglomerates journalists acting consciously or unconsciously as accessories after and before the fact of the mass murder of thousands of children during daily and nightly bombing and air strikes since October 7 and presently causing starvation of hundreds of thousands more children.

–  Julian Assange has brought to our attention the pleasant-looking evening news anchor who captivates TV audiences with alternating joviality and gravitas, asking whether they shouldn’t be seen as insidiously evil as they generate support for horrific suffering, death, maiming and destruction.

Assange seems to have tasked us to awaken a critical number of decent but unwary citizens to the realisation that a trusted prime time personality of theirs is in fact consciously or unconsciously a war criminal? If it be the latter, perhaps he or she will eventually become aware of his or her complicity.

Wishing to end this writing on a pleasant note and confidence –

Yocheved Lifschitz, an 85 year old woman who was held captive by Hamas since 7 October shook her captor’s hand and said shalom – goodbye in Hebrew, or literally “peace”. She described clean conditions inside, with mattresses on the floor for them to sleep on. Another captive who was badly injured in a motorbike accident on the way into Gaza was treated for his injuries by a doctor.

“They made sure we wouldn’t get sick, and we had a doctor with us every two or three days.”

She also said they had access to medicines they needed and there were women there who knew about “feminine hygiene”.

They ate the same food – pitta bread with cheese and cucumber – as the Hamas guards, her daughter Sharone added.[33]

The above pleasant beginning of its article notwithstanding, the BBC journalists had to make up for the peaceful things Mrs. Lifschitz reported about Hamas, by titling the article “ I went through hell, says elderly hostage released by Hamas – BBC in keeping with its Western media pro U.S.-NATO-Israel war backing commitments and in general and over the long run acting as an accessory to the mass murder of children.

  1. ”70% of those killed in Gaza are women and children” warns CARE to UN Security Council, Nov. 2023 https://www.care-international.org/news/70-those-killed-gaza-are-women-and-children-care-warns-un-security-council     
  2. Israel-Palestine war: Why is the media ignoring evidence of Israel’s own actions on 7 October? Jonathan Cook, Middle East Eye, 15 Dec. 2023

3.   Israeli military offensives often target densely populated civilian areas in the Gaza Strip resulting in high numbers of Palestinian child fatalities and injuries. In the Gaza Strip, massive ground and aerial military offensives are responsible for the majority of child fatalities.https://www.dci-palestine.org/right_to_a_childhood

4.   ‘Why Does Israel Have So Many Palestinians in Detention and Available to Swap?’ Human Rights Watch Nov. 29 https://www.hrw.org/news/2023/11/29/why-does-israel-have-so-many-palestinians-detention-and-available-swap

5.   Hearings have started at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on Monday in a landmark case in which 52 countries are jointly presenting evidence about the legal consequences of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.How does Israel’s occupation of Palestine work?

Why do some call it an ‘apartheid’ and what does the occupation look like in practice? Aljazeera Feb 22, 2024 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/2/22/how-does-israels-occupation-of-palestine-work

6.  “For Years Netanyahu Propped Up Hamas”by Tal Schneider, 8 October 2023, Times of Israel] https://www.timesofisrael.com/for-years-netanyahu-propped-up-hamas-now-its-blown-up-in-our-faces/

7.  US vetoes another UN Security Council resolution urging Gaza war ceasefire. Majority of members voted to call for an immediate ceasefire in Israel’s war on Gaza that has killed more than 29,000 people. “Voting against it implies an endorsement of the brutal violence and collective punishment inflicted upon them [the Palestinians,”Amar Bendjama, Algeria’s ambassador to the UN

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/2/20/us-vetoes-another-un-security-council-resolution-urging-gaza-war-ceasefire

8.  https://worldhistorycommons.org/map-partition-israel-and-palestine Map of Proposed Partion 1946

9.  https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/einstein/1948/12/02.htm

10. “Worldwide Propaganda Network Built by the C.I.A,” December 26, 1977, New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1977/12/26/archives/worldwide-propaganda-network-built-by-the-cia-a-worldwide-network.html

11. War By Media: “Journalists Are War Criminals,” Julian Assange “The Reality That Is Constructed Around Us Is Constructed By Liars.” Celia Farber, The Truth Barrier, Oct. 10, 2023https://celiafarber.substack.com/p/war-by-media-journalists-are-war

12. More than 3,600 Palestinian children were killed in just 3 weeks of war AP Nov. 2, 2023  https://apnews.com/article/israel-hamas-11-1-2023-children-killed-4a352398b32887e60a658e0270f0a021

13. Survivor Speaks: Israeli forces shot their own civilians

You Tube   Israeli Apache helicopters killed own soldiers, civilians on …New footage corroborates previous reports that say the Israeli military is responsible for many of the Israeli casualties during The Cradle https://thecradle.co/articles-id/11993

IDF combat helicopter targeting Hamas fighters at Nova festival massacre shot some partygoers by mistake, says Haaretz https://news.yahoo.com/idf-combat-helicopter-targeting-hamas-122629406.html

14. ‘Level the Place,’ Declares Lindsey Graham as Israel Does Exactly That to Gaza and he wasn’t the only prominent GOP figure to make such an incendiary call.

    Plainly incitement to genocide. Common Dreams Oct 11

https://www.commondreams.org/news/lindsey-graham

15. “We are working, operating militarily according to the rules of international law, period. Unequivocally, it’s an entire nation out there that is responsible. It’s not true this rhetoric about civilians not [being] aware, not involved. Absolutely not true,” Herzog said (via ITV News).

16. [Rabbi Lior: Jewish law permits destruction of Gaza to bring safety to Israel Jerusalem Post, July 23, 2014 https://www.jpost.com/operation-protective-edge/rabbi-lior-jewish-law-permits-destruction-of-gaza-to-bring-safety-to-israel-368605#google_vignette]

17. New York Times, EINSTEIN URGES UNITED NATIONS RUN PALESTINE, February 15, 1946

18. The 1939 Wagner-Rogers Bill is the common name for two identical congressional bills that proposed admitting 20,000 German refugee children to the United States outside of immigration quotas. Despite congressional hearings and public debate in the spring of 1939, the bills never came to a vote

19. Collins, John (2011). “A Dream Deterred: Palestine from Total War to Total Peace”. Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan UK. pp. 169–185.

20. Busbridge, Rachel (2018). “Israel-Palestine and the Settler Colonial ‘Turn’: From Interpretation to Decolonization”. Theory, Culture & Society. 35 (1): 91–115. 

21. Zionism and the Israeli–Palestinian conflict have been described as a form of settler colonialism. Patrick Wolfe, an influential theorist of settler colonial studies, considered Israel an example and discussed it in his 2006 essay “Settler colonialism and the elimination of the native”.Other scholars who have used a settler-colonial analysis of Israel/Palestine include Edward Said, Rashid Khalidi, Noam Chomsky, Ilan Pappe, Fayez Sayegh,.

22. It is a grave breach of Additional Protocol I. Under the Statute of the International Criminal Court, “the transfer, directly or indirectly, by the Occupying Power of parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies” constitutes a war crime in international armed conflicts.

23. Gordon, Neve; Ram, Moriel (2016). “Ethnic cleansing and the formation of settler colonial geographies” (PDF).         The Fourth Geneva Convention concerns protected civilians in occupied territory. 

24. “A history of settler violence in the West Bank,” The Economist, Feb. 8, 2024. https://www.economist.com/the-economist-explains/2024/02/08/a-history-of-settler-violence-in-the-west-bank

25. . Doud, Douglas, Thorstein Veblen (Washington Square Press, 1966, p. 66.

26. Council On Foreign Relations, Jan. 23, 2024 https://www.cfr.org/article/us-aid-israel-four-charts.

27. Palestine and Israel war heart touching story Feb. 20 YouTube

28. https://www.prb.org/resources/the-west-bank-and-gaza-a-population-profile/

29. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide The Convention defines genocide as any of five “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.” unanimously adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, on 9 December 1948, during the third session of the United Nations General Assembly.[1] The Convention entered into force on 12 January 1951 and has 152 state parties as of 2022.

30. https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/25/middleeast/un-israel-spat-guterres-gaza-intl/index.html

31. https://www.rt.com/news/592798-israel-hitler-comparison-maduro/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Email

32.   https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/274132397/israel-has-the-same-western-support-as-hitler—maduro

33. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-middle-east-6720462

Jay Janson is an archival research peoples historian activist, musician and writer; has lived and worked on all continents; articles on media published in China, Italy, UK, India and in the US by Dissident Voice, Global Research; Information Clearing House; Counter Currents and others; now resides in NYC; First effort was a series of articles on deadly cultural pollution endangering seven areas of life emanating from Western corporate owned commercial media published in Hong Kong’s Window Magazine 1993; Howard Zinn lent his name to various projects of his; Weekly column, South China Morning Post, 1986-87; reviews for Ta Kung Bao; article China Daily, 1989. Is coordinator of the Howard Zinn co-founded King Condemned US Wars International Awareness Campaign, and website historian of the Ramsey Clark co-founded Prosecute US Crimes Against Humanity Now Campaign, which contains a history of US crimes in 9 countries up to 2006  9 countries up to 2006

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