Sunday, January 01, 2012

PressTV - Israeli fighter details 1948 genocide

PressTV - Israeli fighter details 1948 genocide:
A former Israeli soldier has revealed Israel's atrocities, ethnic cleansing, massacres, colonization and racism carried out against Palestinians in the 1948 war.

In a video testimony, Amnon Neumann said that he participated in the expulsion of unarmed Palestinians from their villages in southern Israel.

Admitting his crimes, Neumann described that he helped kill people, burn the villages, and chase off women and children.

"This is very clear. We came to inherit the land. Who do you inherit from? If the land is empty you inherit it from no one. The land was not empty when we inherited it," he said.

The Israeli veteran, who was a former Palmach fighter, said the reason for the Nakba of 1948 was "the Zionist ideology."

"Like all ultranationalist movements, Zionism requires the murder and expulsion of people and the destruction of all evidence of their existence. Those not destroyed must be permanently subjugated by the ethnicity in charge," he explained...