Press Release, March 13, 2008
Gush Shalom: Assassinations in
The government does not want a ceasefire, but a new flareup
Those who sent the assassins to carry out “liquidations” today, in Tulkarm and
a grave act of provocation which might blow up the serious chance which had opened up, to reach ceasefire and calm.
This is a wanton, completely irresponsible act, which might return the
inhabitants of Sderot, Ashkelon and
The lethal propaganda perpetrated today is the latest in a whole week of provocations:
- the Prime Minister approving settlement construction, spitting in the face of the entire world;
- the incitement in the Knesset, even by the Speaker, to the vengeful destruction of a family house for a crime of which none of the people living there is guilty;
- the rabbis who openly and insolently encourage their disciples to commit indiscriminate killings;
- and also the small-minded boycott declared against the Al-Jazeera TV, whose only sin was to expose to the world’s gaze horrors which the Government of Israel wanted to hide.