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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Daily Israeli State Terror in Occupied Palestine
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Ahead of more Palestinian protests after Friday prayers, Israeli soldiers and police attacked Palestinian resisters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets, and toxic tear gas, beating others with weapons for the occasion.
Scores were injured, maybe hundreds into the evening and overnight.
Israeli forces escalated state terror begun two weeks ago, following Trump's outrageous Jerusalem declaration, conspiring with Netanyahu to announce it.
Responding to Trump's threat to cut off US aid to nations rejecting his Jerusalem declaration, PLO executive committee member Hanan Ashwari blasted what she called "blackmail and extortion," adding:
He "should know that there are things that are not for sale or subject to blackmail, particularly issues of principle, legality and morality. Extortion is the most effe
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