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News, January 2010
Palestinian Khatib Kills Israeli Khatib,
Israelis Use their Favorite Terminology of "Terrorism"
By Hassan El-Najjar
Editor of ccun.org
February 11, 2010
The following news story represents one aspect of the Catastrophe which has befallen on the Palestinian people since the establishment of the Zionist Israeli state in 1948.
The Zionist state abused the Palestinian Durzi Muslim sect by recruiting them to the Israeli occupation forces to fight their brothers and sisters. The "Divide and Rule" imperialist tactic has worked so far.
The victim and the accused attacker are both Palestinians, with the same common Arabic name of "Al-Khatib," which means "The Speaker." However, the victim (Ihab Al-Khatib) is a Durzi Muslim Palestinian holding the Israeli citizenship and was a member of the Israeli occupation forces, which have brutally been abusing and subjugating his brothers and sisters since 1967. The accused attacker is Muhammed Al-Khatib, a Palestinian Muslim police officer from Jenin in the occupied West Bank, the city which was brutalized by Israeli war criminals in April 2002.
Right away, the Israeli occupiers announced the police officer as a "terrorist" before any investigation, as they usually do. Twenty-five military jeeps of the Israeli occupation forces surrounded the house of the policeman, terrorizing his family and his relatives, searching and interrogating, in order to find evidence of "terrorism." Ultimately, the Israeli occupation soldiers kidnapped six family members for further interrogation, God help them.
Couldn't it be just a personal case between the two individuals?
What matters here is that this news story shows what has happened to the Palestinian people on the hands of European Zionists who invaded their homeland, dividing them into sects and territories, as well as assigning all kinds of labels to them, in order to keep them under the Zionist Israeli control and subjugation.
Finally, contrast that with the double-standard Zionist behavior towards another news story, which happened yesterday. A Palestinian teenager was wounded by an illegal Israeli settler in the West Bank. We haven't heard that the Israeli occupation forces went to the house of the settler, looking for evidence of terrorism, interrogating his family, or taking them to custody!!!
Army raids home of alleged attacker
Published yesterday (updated) 11/02/2010 03:08
[MaanImages] Bethlehem – Ma'an –
Twenty-five Israeli military jeeps on Wednesday evening surrounded
the Jenin-area home of a Palestinian police officer accused of killing
an Israeli soldier near Nablus hours earlier.
Israeli Soldier Killed After Being Stabbed, the Attacker Was Injured by police
Wednesday February 10, 2010 16:23 by Ghassan Bannoura & Circare
Parrhesia - IMEMC News & Agencies
Israeli sources said that the man was driving his jeep when he
stopped near a military checkpoint known to Palestinians as Za’atara
checkpoint. The soldier, named Ihab Al-Khatib, then was attacked with a
knife by a Palestinian man.
Following the killing of an Israeli soldier, Troops Kidnap Six Palestinians In Jenin
The Israeli occupation army invaded Al-Khiljan village, near the
northern West Bank city of Jenin, and kidnapped six members of the Al-Khatib
family, including four brothers. The invasion came after Mahmoud Al-Khatib
reportedly killed an Israeli soldier on Wednesday.
Israeli Settler Security Guard Shoots Palestinian Teen in Northern West Bank
Local sources have reported that an 18-year old teenager from the
Palestinian village of Iraq Burin, near Nablus, was shot by an Israeli
security guard from the illegal Israeli settlement of Har Bracha,
wounding him in the knee.
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