Israel's "Grave Incident": And Let's Not Forget All the Other Ones

Abby Zimet

Incredible video of IDF officer Shalom Eisner smashing Danish activist Andreas Ias in the face with his M-16 rifle during a peaceful "Welcome to Palestine" gathering has even Netanyahu backing off. Now what about these grave incidents: The blacklisting and detaining of hundreds of ordinary citizens who wanted to express their views, and the subsequent caving of European airlines to the outrageous demands of Israel; the requirement that tourists coming into Israel vow not to meet or talk to any bad guys - ie: pro-Palestinian elements - and of course Israel's continued, unquestioned expulsion of Arabs from their homes.

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