From the article:
“Some are shamelessly accusing Israel of genocide and would put us in the dock for war crimes,” Dermer said. “But the truth is that the Israeli Defense Forces should be given the Nobel Peace Prize… a Nobel Peace Prize for fighting with unimaginable restraint.”
Dermer’s comments followed a statement issued by Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, who on Sunday said that the IDF is the “most humane and bravest army in the world.”
Now meet the ‘most humane and bravest army in the world’:
80% of the killed and injured are civilians. Remember, there is no Israeli Iron Dome to protect Palestinian civilians and children ~ this is not war, it’s genocide.
Ron Dermer forgot to mention that there are those who ‘shamelessly’ accuse Israel to be the ‘land of the thieves’:
We wonder how somebody could possibly come up with such an accusation.
- As Gaza Death Toll Surpasses 600 Israel Ambassador Says IDF Deserve Nobel Peace Prize For “Unimaginable Restraint” (ZeroHedge, July 22, 2014):
The situation in Gaza has crossed beyond the rabbit hole (or perhaps in this case, tunnel) and has entered the surreal zone.
Consider, from Reuters: “Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.“ On the other side, Israel’s military announced that the total number of army fatalities have risen to 29, three times as many as were killed in the last ground invasion of Gaza, in a 2008-2009 war.
Among the Gaza targets: five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the deceased Hamas military chief. But why is Israel targeting what are clearly civilian locales? “Israeli military accuses Hamas militants of firing rockets from the grounds of Gaza hospitals and seeking refuge there.” Remember, this was supposed to be a “pinpoint military operation.” Continue reading »