To write from France is to do so from a country still in denial about colonialism, from a country in which the political media system has given too much room to the point of view of the Israelis, while concealing – in turn – the point of view of the Palestinians, and from a country in which the highest political authorities have provided “unconditional support” to Israel. Mostly, or at least, they have remained silent in the face of the numerous violations of international law and crimes committed by Israel.
From this introduction, the anthropologist Yazid Ben Hunit started an article on his blog on the Media Part website, where he referred at the beginning to France’s heavy colonial history and its support for regimes. ApartheidWhen it banned the screening of Rene Vauthier’s film “Front Line” about apartheid in South Africa, which was subsequently shown.
Jaout: “Silence is death, and you will die if you remain silent, and if you speak you will die. So say and die.”
The writer also recalled the saying of the Algerian writer Tahar Jaout: “Silence is death, and you will die if you remain silent, and if you speak, you will die. So say and die,” indicating what today raises the threat of the discourse of terrorism and “apologizing for terrorism” to stifle all critical voices, including voices Academics specializing in the Middle East and the Arab world, referring to the necessity of expressing what is inside you, and the necessity of defending freedom of expression as well, in addition to the necessity of taking a distance from the narratives presented to us as evidence, and the necessity of searching for the sources on which they are based.
The writer presented a third example that is more relevant to the topic, which is a statementFor the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Marxism, which it issued on October 7, protesting against Israeli propaganda in France, the United States and elsewhere, which did not indicate its participation and other organizations in the attack, so that the entire focus remained on the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation), to allow this biased story to better express the war on terrorism, especially Islamic terrorism, “with all the similarities to the September 11 attacks, the Bataclan andAl-Qaida organization AndIslamic State organizationBecause the war on terrorism initiates unlimited destruction, as we saw in Iraq, and as we see now in… Gaza strip“.
Although Craig Mokheiber, former director of the New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke in his resignation letter on October 28 of last year about a typical case of genocide, and stated that this term was used by many academics and specialists in international law and human rights, he singled out France in This issue, criticizing the level of intellectual obscenity in which the discussion is taking place there, especially since corpses are still piling up in Gaza, and that UNICEF, as of November 16, counted 11,255 victims, including 4,630 children, in addition to about 3,200 missing persons, Among them are 1,500 children.
In addition to the double standards in covering events, we have also noticed – as the author says – a typical case of propaganda that accompanies, permits and legitimizes ongoing genocidal massacres, such as coldly saying that Israeli children are also victims of Palestinian armed groups, despite their percentage being in Israeli statistics are 2.75%, while UNICEF stated that the percentage of Palestinian children is 41.1% of the victims of the Israeli army.
The writer concluded with Malcolm Malcom X In September 1964, he visited the Khan Yunis refugee camps in the Gaza Strip.