Rael blasts U.N and West for Gaza situation

31 Dec, 2008
 None    Politics

and plead for Israel to replace violence by love and compassion

GazaAs the fourth day of what Israel now calls “all-out war” wreaks havoc and human misery in Gaza, Rael, founder and spiritual leader of the International Raelian Movement, renews his warning to the U.N. and the West in a statement released this morning.

“During the war between Russia and Georgia in which hundreds of innocent civilians died on both sides, the U.N. and Western countries led by the U.S. condemned Russia for its ‘disproportionate response’ to the Georgian provocation,” he said. “Yet in this new conflict between Israel and Palestine, hundreds of people are already dead, with more and more dying by the hour. But nobody lifts a finger. The world is celebrating holidays with champagne and caviar while innocent, starving civilians are massacred.”

He noted that with the death toll rising rapidly, reports of 100 civilian deaths and 1,000 casualties in Gaza were sure to be outdated almost immediately. Nevertheless, he said the dramatic contrast between losses on the two sides should be noted.

“Yesterday, while the bombs dropped on Gaza killed so many innocent people, only three deaths and less than 10 casualties had been reported in Israel,” he said. “While any death on either side is a tragedy, the numbers show that this massive attack is a totally disproportionate response to the provocation. Yet nobody is condemning Israel for it! It is not even eye for eye like the Old testament say, but a truckload of eyes for one eye and it s totally disproportionnate.”

Calling the Western non-response “an example of the double standard at its worst,” he said, “On one side is one of the world’s most powerful armies. On the other side are extremely poor people without any real army to protect themselves. They have no military resource that could be compared to the formidable Israeli arsenal, and they’re trapped in what is, in effect, a giant concentration camp. In fact, they’re starving after years of an outrageous blockade. Therefore, this so-called war is, in reality, a massacre of civilians by the Israeli military – under the pretext of killing a handful of fighters armed with small shoulder rockets.To have a war you need two armies, here there is only one .The western media with title as "war in the middle east" are totally biased and misinforming the public, becoming accomplice of a terrible genocide and ethnic cleansing because there is no war going on in the middle east .But a massacre commited by on army against a population without army and real defenses”.