En buss fullastad med Israeliska soldater blev idag attackerad nära den egyptiska gränsen. Det var en bil som körde upp längs bussen och öppnade eld mot den och sedan försvann bilen snabbt därifrån.
Till västerländsk media (t.ex SVT Rapport 19.30 18/8-2011) säger en Israelisk talesman att attacken mot bussen var en terroristattack mot civila.
Medan i den Israeliska tidningen Haaretz så skriver man:
”the terrorists in the car opened fire at the Egged bus, which carried a significant number of soldiers leaving their bases for the weekend.” – Haaretz
En talesman från IDF skrev också på sin Twitter att ”5 IDF soldiers injured from shooting at Israeli bus”. Men sedan ändrades det och de 5 sårade soldaterna blev till 9 sårade civila:
Samtidigt som det kablas ut i västerländsk media att det var civila som blev attackerade i bussen så är media tyst om alla de attacker och övergrepp som den Israeliska staten och dess bosättare har iscensatt den senaste tiden. Här kan vi alltså prata om ensidig rapportering i media. Israeliska soldater blir civila och Israel framställs som ett oskyldigt offer. Terroristattacker och övergrepp som Israel begår nämns inte i media.
Bara för att ge några exempel på vad Israel har varit sysselsatta med den senaste tiden:
4:e juli 2011
In the past week, the Civil Administration demolished 33 residential structures in Palestinian communities in the Jordan Valley and the southern Hebron hills, in which 227 persons lived, 129 of them minors. Since the beginning of 2011, the Civil Administration has demolished 103 residential structures in Area C, in which 706 persons lived, 341 of them minors. – B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
5:e juli 2011
On Friday July 15, settlers torched Palestinian olive orchards in Jabal Suleiman area, close to Burin village, south of Nablus.
The attack was carried out by a group of twenty heavily armed settlers who set ablaze at least 80 Dunams of farmlands, including dozens of olive trees.
Israeli soldiers arrived at the scene but failed to stop the settlers, but instead, obstructed the work of local firefighters. – IMEMC – International Middle East Media Center
14:e juli 2011
Soldiers stand by as settlers attack ‘Asira al-Qibliya. The attackers were armed with sticks and pieces of piping, some had covered their faces, and two carried weapons. They threw stones towards the village and broke some twenty olive trees. They injured one Palestinian by beating him. Villagers came to the spot and responded by throwing stones at the attackers. – B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
1:a augusti 2011
Settlers Torch Farmlands Near Nablus. A group of fundamentalist Israeli settlers set ablaze, on Sunday evening, 150 Dunams of farmlands that belong to residents of Ein Jaloud village, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Ghassan Douglas, in charge of the settlements file in the northern part of the West Bank, stated that the armed settlers torched the lands while the army did not even attempt to stop them.
He added that this is not the first attack against Palestinian lands and orchards in the same area, in addition to similar attacks in other parts of the occupied West Bank.
– IMEMC – International Middle East Media Center
4:e augusti 2011
The PLO said that Israeli soldiers and settlers are ongoing with their attacks and violations in the occupied territories, and that the soldiers shot and killed six Palestinians, demolished 32 homes and structures, in addition to kidnapping 230 Palestinians in numerous invasions into the occupied territories. – IMEMC – International Middle East Media Center
4-10:e augusti 2011
Israeli soldiers positioned at the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel fired at a Palestinian woman while she was grazing animals in the central Gaza Strip. She was moderately wounded and 8 of her sheep were killed.
Israeli warplanes bombarded a number of civilian facilities in the Gaza Strip. Two bird farms were completely destroyed and a third one was damaged, 500 chickens were killed and a room was destroyed.
Israeli forces conducted 31 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank, during which they abducted 31 Palestinian civilians, including 5 children. 17 of the detainees were abducted in Hebron.
Israel has continued to impose a total siege and has isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world. Approximately 80% of Gaza civilians have continued to depend on alimentary aid provided by UNRWA and other relief agencies, rates of families who are living below poverty line have continued to be on the rise and approximately 40% of Gaza’s manpower has continued to suffer from permanent unemployment as a result of shutting down the majority of Gaza’s economic establishments.
Following the Friday Prayer on 05 August 2011, dozens of Palestinian civilians and international and Israeli human rights defenders organized peaceful demonstrations in villages of Bil’ein, Ne’lin and Nabi Saleh, west and north-west of Ramallah on the West Bank, in protest of the construction of the annexation wall.
Israeli soldiers stationed in the area fired rubber-coated metal bullets, sound bombs and tear gas canisters at the demonstrators. As a result, a number of demonstrators suffered from tear gas inhalation and fire broke out in some olive fields. Israeli forces also abducted 3 international human rights defenders.
5:e augusti 2011
Nabi Saleh Village Under Constant Israeli Army Attacks. In just over one year of nonviolent protests in the tiny West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, 155 of the 500 residents have been wounded (about 60 of them children); 35 homes have been damaged, dozens have been detained and the villagers has been regularly terrorised by occupation forces deliberately shooting high velocity tear gas canisters into their homes igniting curtains and furniture in the process – their exteriors and gardens are also regularly doused with a putrid liquid called ‘skunk’. – Palestine Video
8:e augusti 2011
Reports from Tamimi Press indicate that Sunday evening the Israeli army invaded the Palestinian town of Nabi Saleh in the West Bank. They fired live ammunition and gas bombs and clashed with local youth. The Israeli forces were described as “firing ammo and gas canisters indiscriminately on homes.”
In addition to the soldier attacks, Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement Halamish attacked cars on the main road of Nabi Saleh. – IMEMC – International Middle East Media Center
Israel launches fresh attacks on Gaza – 1 killed 7 injured including 5-yr-old child.
The fresh attacks came only two days after two Gazans, a farmer and a fisherman, were shot by Israeli forces.
Analysts believe that Israel is escalating attacks on Palestinians to provoke the Palestinian factions into firing rockets into Israel; a matter that will likely unite Israelis against ‘a Palestinian enemy’.
The renewed Israeli violence against Palestinians comes at a time that Palestinian Authority is heading to the UN for a statehood bid in September.
Experts say instability and possible violent attacks by Israel and counter attacks by Palestinian factions will likely hamper Palestinian efforts for statehood.
16:e augusti 2011
Gaza teenager shot dead. Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian teenager near the central Gaza Strip city of Deir Al-Balah late Tuesday, medical officials reported. Medics said the Palestinian, who was not identified, suffered ”more than 10” gunshots to the head and upper body after soldiers east of the Al-Masdar area opened fire. An Israeli military spokeswoman told Ma’an that ”IDF forces opened fire at a suspect approaching the security fence. The forces identified a hit,” the official said. – Ma’an News Agency
16:e augusti 2011
On Tuesday evening, 16 August 2011, the Israeli military killed a Palestinian child from al-Nussairat refugee camp, who was 400 meters from the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, east of Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.
He was left wounded without being offered any first aid. After coordination was made with IOF, at approximately 19:20, medical crews were able to retrieve the body, which was then transferred to al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah.
After four hours later, the child was identified as Sa’d Abdul Rahim Mahmoud al-Majdalwai, 17, from al-Nussairat refugee camp. He was hit by 10 live bullets mostly to the head.
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Det här är bara ett axplock av illdåd och terrorattacker som Israel och dess bosättarterrorister har gjort sig skyldiga till den senaste tiden. Om detta skrivs det ingenting om i västerländsk media. Men när en buss med Israeliska soldater blir attackerade så ska det självklart kablas ut att ”civila blev attackerade”.
Den senaste tidens attacker mot civila Palestinier i Västbanken och Gaza samt det fortsatte byggandet av illegala bosättningar på ockuperad mark är antagligen Israels sätt att än en gång provocera fram våld när människor arbetar på ett fredligt sätt för att få till en fred. I september väntas den Palestinska myndigheten be FN att erkänna en Palestinsk stat.