The New Year Article by Author William Hanna

Happy New Year Palestine — 
But Don’t Expect Any Change In The Status Quo

ISRAEL . . .
Netanyahu persuaded
Nigeria to abstain as UN Security Council rejected Palestinian statehood, but
could only muster US and Australian opposition, and the French let Israel
The Times of Israel
Had the UN Security Council
voted for Palestinian statehood it would still have made no difference because
the resolution would have been vetoed by Israel’s superpower lapdog — that
principled and supreme upholder of democracy and international law — the United
States of America. But even before this latest amoral rejection, the
Palestinian people had already been forewarned that the New Year of 2015 would
herald no change in their misfortunes. They would continue to be faceless,
voiceless, and unrecognised by a Zionist blackmailed, bribed, bullied, and
sadly spineless international community; continue to be stateless prisoner
refugees on their own land and in adjoining Arab states; continue to be subject
to air, sea, and land blockades that prevent free trade — the import of essential
foods, medical supplies, and rebuilding materials — and freedom of their own
movement; continue to exist under the constant threat of another barbaric
military assault in keeping with Zionism’s rationale that Palestinian existence
denies and challenges Israel’s insatiable territorial claims which can only
be  satisfied by annihilating the Palestinian people; continue to be
subject to Nazi-style arbitrary arrest, beatings, torture, and indefinite
imprisonment without charges or due process — for up to ten or more years in
some cases without knowledge of when or if they will ever be released — under
Israel’s Administrative Detention Orders; continue seeing their children being
systematically detained by the military and police who subject them to violent physical
and verbal abuse, humiliation, painful restraints, hooding of the head and face
in a sack, threats with death, physical violence, and sexual assault against
themselves or members of their family, and denial of access to food, water, and
toilet facilities; continue to be subject to attacks against themselves and
their property — including the burning of their olive groves which are the only
means of livelihood for many — by deranged savages from illegal Israeli
settlements; continue to have their property demolished, their resources
including water stolen, and their land expropriated by “God’s chosen people”
from the “only democracy in the Middle east”; and finally, they would continue
to be aghast at how the world could stand idly by and do nothing while Israel
barbarically violated every article of the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights which incidentally both warmongering criminal states of the U.S. and
Israel had ratified.
So despite recent encouraging
recognitions of a “Palestinian state” by some European parliaments,
forewarnings that the status quo for the Palestinian people would remain
unchanged came from various sources including the UK Prime Minister, David
Cameron. Cameron, who during a visit to Israel in march 2014 had taken obsequious
Knesset-grovelling to new heights by confirming that very determined and
insidious “friends of Israel” lobby groups corrupt and exert influence over the
Western leaders irrespective of what the the people themselves may want as was
the case in the lead-up to the Iraq War:
“I will always stand up for the right of Israel to
defend its citizens, a right enshrined in international law, in natural justice
and fundamental morality [which is not applicable to the Palestinian people
because their lobby is nowhere near as powerful as yours], and in decades of
common endeavour between Israel and her [bought and paid for political] allies.
When I was in opposition, I spoke out when – because of the law on universal
jurisdiction – senior Israelis could not safely come to my country without fear
of ideologically motivated court cases and legal stunts [how dare they]; when I
became Prime Minister, I legislated to change it. My country is open to you
[barbarous war criminals] and you are welcome [as are your shiny shekels] to
visit any time .”
David Cameron
Despite Israel’s flagrant crimes
against humanity during last summer’s Operation Protective Edge and following
Israel’s Jewish nation-state bill which affirmed “the personal rights of all
[Israel’s] citizens according to law,” but reserved communal rights for Jews
only — which meant that while individual Arabs would be equal in the eyes of
the law, their communal rights would not be recognised — the following exchange
took place in parliament between an unabashed Cameron and the high-principled
Jewish Sir Gerald Kaufman:
Sir Gerald Kaufman: “Will the Prime Minister condemn the new Israeli Government Bill that
removes what are defined as national rights from all Israeli citizens who are
not Jews, makes Hebrew the only national language and has been denounced by the
Israeli Attorney-General as causing a ‘deterioration of the democratic
characteristic of the state’? Will he make it clear that the statutory,
repressive removal of citizenship rights on the basis of religion will turn
Israel into an apartheid state?”
David Cameron: “One
of the reasons I am such a strong supporter of Israel is that it is a country
that has given rights and democracy to its people, and it is very important
that that continues. When we look across the region and at the indexes of
freedom, we see that Israel is one of the few countries that tick the boxes for
freedom, and it is very important that it continues to do so.”
Furthermore, as a consequence of
last year’s increased public sympathy for the Palestinian people, Israel has
ramped-up its propaganda through Zionism’s reliable army of selfish,
self-serving, sleazy, sewer-scavenging, slime ball supporters — time to abandon
political correctness and unjustified respect — whose leading light is Tony
Blair the war criminal “Middle East Peace Envoy.” Such lowlife paid for
recruits contaminate not only politics, but also the mainstream media that
plants the seeds of support for Israel by expurgating the news we hear, read,
and watch. While speaking at a conference in Jerusalem last month, Danny Cohen
the director of the Israeli-biased BBC Television  said that “I’ve never
felt so uncomfortable being a Jew in the UK as in the last 12 months,” and that
rising anti-Semitism has made him question the long-term future for Jews in the
It would be an insult to morons
to refer to Mr. Cohen as such, but it has obviously escaped his Zionist
mentality that what he refers to as anti-Semitism in Britain, may in fact be
the British people’s exasperation with continually seeing images of Israel’s
barbarity against a defenceless people who only want to be left alone to enjoy
their inalienable human rights in an unoccupied Palestinian state. How can Mr.
Cohen and others of his heartless ilk be made to understand that the general
public’s revulsion and condemnation resulting from seeing images of Palestinian
children burnt to a crisp with limbs blown off, is not in any way anti-Semitic
but simply empathy for fellow human beings whose savage persecution has been
ongoing for more than 60 years.
Unmitigated Zionist arrogance —
with its inherent Ariel Sharon belief that “Israel may have the right to put
others on trial, but certainly no one has the right to put the Jewish people
and the State of Israel on trial” — presumes to tell the rest of us “unchosen”
goyim what we can and cannot do; presumes to condemn the European parliaments
that finally took a moral stand and voted to recognise a Palestinian state;
presumes —after the Palestinians signed up to join the International Criminal
Court (ICC) — to issue the threat that Israel would take “steps in response and
defend Israel’s soldiers”; presumes that it has a right to special trade
agreements and dispensations whose conditions it routinely violates; presumes
that it can take what it wants without giving anything in return; and presumes
in accordance with its self nomination as “God’s chosen people” that it has a
supremacist entitlement to treat all non-Jews as contemptible individuals to be
used and exploited.
Further proof of an unchanged
Palestinian status quo in 2015 came after the first step was taken to join the
ICC with the U.S. state department — an Israeli mouthpiece — releasing a
statement condemning what it called “an escalatory step” on the part of the
Palestinians and that negotiations between the two sides were the only
“realistic path towards peace . . . today’s action is entirely
counter-productive and does nothing to further the aspirations of the
Palestinian people for a sovereign and independent state.”
It is hard to comprehend how
after decades of “peace talks” anyone can still believe that peace is
achievable through negotiations. The Israeli position of insisting that only
through negotiations can an agreement be reached is a ploy that always includes
the deliberate Israeli intent to sabotage such negotiations so as to prolong
the status quo and thereby enable Israel to continue with its illegal
settlement building and gradual expropriation of more Palestinian land by means
of ethnic cleansing. ISRAEL DOES NOT WANT PEACE. Peace would mean an end to
Israel’s gratuitous persecution of the Palestinian people and the larcenous
plunder of Palestinian land and resources.
Even before the UN Security
Council vote Israel considered the resolution to be a diplomatic declaration of
war with Intelligence and Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz calling for
drastic measures if the Palestinians indeed do make the move. “A vote at the UN
is expected on the aggressive, hostile and one-sided resolution regarding a
Palestinian state. We must not let it pass quietly,” Steinitz arrogantly
declared. “In my opinion, if such a resolution is accepted by the UNSC we will
have to seriously consider the dismantling of the Palestinian Authority . . .
in my opinion, if such a resolution is accepted by the UNSC we will have to
seriously consider the dismantling of the Palestinian Authority.”
It is time for decent people
everywhere to face two inescapable realities: the first is to recognise and
accept what Israel is — a Zionist Apartheid warmongering state bent on driving
out the indigenous Palestinian people so as to grab their land irrespective of
cost or consequences; and the second is that Western political leaders cannot
be relied upon on to unconditionally insist on justice for the Palestinian people
including Israel’s withdrawal to the 1967 borders thereby allowing for a
Palestinian state. So what can decent people do? They can resort to the only
peaceful and proven alternative which successfully ended Apartheid in South
Africa and simply involved an all out boycott. The current global Boycott,
Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement)
has to be supported and
expanded to such an extent that Israelis will have no option other than to
accept that even as a God chosen people they still have the responsibility of
respecting international law and the rest of humanity.
William Hanna is
a freelance writer with recently published books the Hiramic Brotherhood of
the Third Temple
and The Tragedy of Palestine and its Children. Purchase
information, sample chapter, other articles, and contact details at:
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