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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
US Opposes Protecting Gazans from Excessive Israeli Force
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Since mid-2007, Gazans have been besieged under suffocating/illegal blockade – imposed for political reasons, unrelated to security, as Israel falsely claims.
Its action is one of countless examples of callous indifference to Palestinian lives, rights and welfare, treating them as viciously as Hitler mistreated Jews – slow-motion genocide its option over industrial scale ruthlessness, Gazans harmed most.
The Gisha Legal Center for Freedom of Movement calls Gaza's closure "politically driven. (D)egradation of its economy and civilian infrastructure, including its hospitals, are not an unforeseen natural disaster."
It's "the direct (result) of closure. For Gaza, time does not heal all. It only makes things worse" – its two million population victimized by what Edward Said called "refined (Israeli) vi
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