Treat Israel like South Africa http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/video-shocking-words-israeli-leaders-read-aloud-irish-parliament
Here are the statements Boyd Barrett read out, with sources. Where Boyd Barrett abridged the quotation, I have sometimes included more of the original. The words Boyd Barrett read out are in bold.
- Israel is “going to hurt Lebanese civilians to include kids of the family. We went through a very long deep discussion…we did it then, we did it in [the] Gaza Strip, we are going to do it in any round of hostilities in the future.”
– Defense minister Moshe Yaalon (“Israeli defense minister promises to kill more civilians and threatens to nuke Iran,” The Electronic Intifada, 6 May 2015)
- “Both in Gaza and in Lebanon, the enemy operates from within civilian populations. They turn entire villages into rocket launching sites. Their guest rooms are made into explosives warehouses. Don’t tell me it’s a kindergarten when…
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