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Those who doubt the veracity of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) arrest warrants for Natanyahu and his defence minister Gallant, should consult the following resources, all of which are written/established by ‘self-hating Jews’.

Two key texts to understanding Gaza are Norman Finkelstein’s Gaza: An Inquest Into its Martydom and the Goldstone Report. Justice Goldstone’s report was such a cataclysmic shock to Israel that Finkelstein asks whether Israel may have resorted to blackmail to get him to recant. This may also explain why reports on Israel’s crimes in Gaza from Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the International Committee of the Red Cross dried up in 2009/2010. Their human rights lawyers may also have been got at.

Readers should consult, B’Tselem, the Israeli Centre for Human Rights, Breaking the Silence (Israeli non-governmental organisation founded by veterans of the IDF), Ilan Pappe’s The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace, Yesh Gvul (supporting refuseniks and conscientious objectors), Jeff Halper’s War Against the People (Halper is the director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions), Antony Loewenstein’s The Palestine Laboratory and My Israel Question. Last but by no means least is the superb 1972 magazine: Independent Journalism from Israel-Palestine.

We look forward to seeing Netanyahu and any fellow criminals arraigned before the ICC.

Gareth W R Smith, Byron Bay

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