Noam Chomsky: Palestinian Hunger Strike A Protest Against "Violations of Elementary Human Rights"

A tentative deal has reportedly been reached to end a landmark action that's seen an estimated 2,000 jailed Palestinians go without food to pressure Israeli prison authorities to end the use of solitary confinement and ease a wide range of restrictions. "The hunger strikes are a protest against violations of the elementary human rights," Chomsky says. Full Story »

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - May. 16, 2012

But Israel has absolutely no interest in the Palestinians. They can—you know, if they disappear, that’s just fine. —- George Bush didn’t start the war—declare the war on terror, he re-declared it. Reagan declared it in 1981, very frankly and openly. Nobody likes to talk about it because of the horrors that emerged, but it’s true. And in 1988, for example, the African National Congress, Mandela’s ANC, was declared to be one of the more notorious terrorist groups in the world, so we naturally had to support white nationalists against this horrible terrorist force.

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