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French Zionists Grant Parisian Citizenship to Israeli POW Gilad Shalit, Express Hostility to 11,000 Palestinian Political Prisoners and their Nation

 By Hassan El-Najjar, December 20, 2008


The following news story sheds light on how Zionists think in a double-standard way. French Zionists (French association 'Liberté pour Gilad') have influenced the Paris City Council to issue a statement of sympathy towards the Israeli prisoner of war, Gilad Shalit, who is imprisoned in Gaza, which is fine.

What's not fine is taking sides in this blunt double-standard way. The Paris City Council should have expressed sympathy also towards about 11,000 Palestinian political prisoners, who have been kidnapped by Israeli occupation forces from their homes, many of whom are women and children.

What's disgusting is the association of the Palestinian people and their democratically-elected government with "barbarity," in a stupid way to distract people from the Zionist Israeli savagery, as evidenced in committing the massacres of Dair Yassin, Sabra & Shatella, Qibya, Rafah, Jabalia, Gaza, Qana, and hundreds more, until the brutal siege and blockade of Gaza Strip, where 1.5 million Palestinians are starved, without medicine, electricity and water supplies most of the day!!!

What's the Paris City Council need to be assured of is that none of the 11,000 Palestinian political prisoners needs their sympathy or citizenship. They would not replace their homeland for any other nationality. It is the homeland of their ancestors since the emergence of homo sapiens in the Middle East, about one hundred thousand years ago.

Zionists, whether Jews or gentile, need to understand that peace between Israelis and Palestinians requires impartiality from them, not such defunct and retarded double-standard attitudes and policies, which only extend the conflict.


France: Honorary "Parisian citizenship" for captured soldier

Date: 18 / 12 / 2008  Time:  22:02
Bethlehem - Ma'an/Agencies -

The Paris City Council has voted to unanimously promote captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit to "honorary Parisian citizen," the Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday.

Noam Shalit, the captured soldier's father, said his family is "pleasantly surprised by the decision, especially upon hearing that every member of the city council had approved the idea."

"I think that this is an important step and that Hamas will understand the message," he added.

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni in a telephone call thanked the French Ambassador to Israel, Jean-Michel Casa, for the symbolic vote.

"This is an important message and Hamas must understand that the international community does not support its actions," she said.

French association 'Liberté pour Gilad' (Freedom to Gilad) said that it "would like to warmly thank the Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë, as well as all the members of the city council, for this commitment which comes to show that democracy never stands still in the face of barbarity."

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