Al-Jazeerah: Cross-Cultural Understanding
Opinion Editorials, August 2014
Israelis Are Behaving and Acting Very Much Like the Nazis Did
By Khalid Amayreh
in occupied Palestine
PIC, Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, July 20, 2016
"On May 27, 1942, SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, Deputy Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia, had been attacked in Prague by Free Czech agents who were trained in England and brought to Czechoslovakia to assassinate him. They shot at Heydrich as his car slowed to round a sharp turn, then threw a bomb which exploded, mortally wounding him. Heydrich managed to get out of the car, draw his pistol and shoot back at the assassins before collapsing in the street.
Heydrich survived for several days, but died on June 4 from blood poisoning brought on by fragments of auto upholstery, steel, and his own uniform that had lodged in his spleen.
In Berlin, the Nazis staged a highly elaborate funeral with Hitler calling Heydrich "the man with the iron heart."
Meanwhile, the Gestapo and SS hunted down and murdered Czech agents, resistance members, and anyone suspected of being involved in Heydrich's death, totaling over 1000 persons. In addition, 3000 Jews were deported from the ghetto at Theresienstadt for extermination. In Berlin 500 Jews were arrested, with 152 executed as a reprisal on the day of Heydrich's death.
As a further reprisal, Hitler ordered the small Czech mining village of Lidice to be liquidated on the fake charge that it had aided the assassins.
In one of the most infamous single acts of World War Two, all 172 men and boys over age 16 in the village were shot while the women were deported to Ravensbrück concentration camp where most died. Ninety young children were sent to the concentration camp at Gneisenau, with some taken later to Nazi orphanages if they were German looking.
The village of Lidice was then destroyed building by building with explosives, then completely leveled until not a trace remained, with grain being planted over the flattened soil. The name was then removed from all German maps." (Source: The History Place-Holocaust Timeline-The liquidation of Lidice)- http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/h-lidice.htm
The Shuja-eya Massacre: 20 July, 2014 There is a striking similarity between the above-mentioned massacre of Lidice at the hands of Nazi SS and the Gestapo and the massacre of Shuja'eya in the Gaza Strip which occurred at dawn on Sunday, 20 July.
At around 12:45 a.m. (shortly after midnight) as Israeli tanks were advancing into the dense Shuja'eya neighborhood in eastern Gaza, Palestinian resistance fighters ambushed an Israeli armored personnel carrier (APC), killing 13 Israeli soldiers. The ambush came in retaliation for the killing by the Israeli army of more than 300 Palestinians, most of them innocent civilians, including more than 50 children and toddlers.
Israeli military commanders were infuriated. They immediately ordered the army to carry out a huge massacre in revenge. Thus, in less than an hour, heavy Israeli artillery began shelling Palestinian homes in order to "teach Palestinians a lesson."
The sustained bombardment lasted for more than 45 minutes, leaving more than a hundred civilians dead. As of the time of writing this article, it is believed that many of the victims are still buried under the rubble.
The macabre scenes of decapitated and badly-mutilated children were too shocking to be described in words. Reporters at the site of the carnage lost their composure and collapsed as they couldn't cope with the gruesomeness of the pornographic bloodbath.
Israel's political and military leaders, including Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, were quite gleeful, refusing to express any semblance of sorrow or even regret for the wanton killings. Netanyahu actually sought to justify the carnage, saying the Israeli army had to act this way in order to deter the Palestinians and save "Jewish lives." Immoral world I am not going to discuss Israeli "rationales" behind slaughtering Palestinians. Israel has been slaughtering innocent civilians since time immemorial. Israel and her supporters are also quite skillful in fornicating with words and with the truth.
The naked reality is that Israel is murdering civilians knowingly and deliberately, taking advantage of disgracefully shameless reactions by the bulk of the international community to the genocidal atrocities.
I am not accusing Jews of shipping Palestinian civilians to Auschwitz, Bergen Belsen, Mauthausen and Dachau. However, it is a clarion fact that Israel is bringing Auschwitz and other concentration camps to Palestinian homes, neighborhoods, hospitals and mosques.
Nonetheless, I do know that no matter how many Palestinian children and civilians the Nazis of our time murder in full view of the world will be sufficient to move the whoring international community to take a meaningful action against Israel.
Indeed, the governments and leaders of most influential states in this world, including the leaders of the U.S., UK. France, Germany, Russia and China are too morally bankrupt to be counted on to restrain Israeli monstrosity, let alone take a proactive action against it.
In the final analysis, Israel wouldn't have reached this level of nefariousness and ghoulishness had it not been for the active support and backing of the Nazi-like entity by these immoral entities.
But the Wehrmacht, the SS and Gestapo eventually found their proper place in the dustbin of history. So will the Jewish Wehrmacht, the Jewish SS and the Jewish Gestapo. It is only a matter of time.
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