"I actually grew up with a very positive image of Israel. My father held great admiration for this little country, for the Kibbutzim movement and the ability of the Jewish people to, as it was called, make the desert bloom.
But I remember when that image seriously fell apart for my father: the slaughter of Palestinians in the refugee camps in Lebanon 1982.
That was a moral turning-point for many friends of Israel and since then the stature of Israel has constantly been sinking, also amongst those who once admired the country."
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Yesterday Göran Greider had an interesting editorial in Dala-Demokraten (link), quite telling about how the racist characteristics of the Israeli state gradually reveal itself to the world. An excerpt;