Yossi Schwartz ISL (RCIT section in Israel /Occupied Palestine), 27.01.2024
It is not difficult to understand the frustration and fear of the Israeli families whose relatives are captive in Gaza. They want them free and at home. They know that Israel bombing of Gaza are killing their beloved relatives and that Netanyahu government and the heads of the Zionist army continue the genocide of the Palestinians. Yet instead of putting pressure on the Zionist state to end the war and swap the Israeli prisoners in Gaza with the Palestinians prisoners they turn against the starving Palestinians.
For the third day, protesters block Gaza aid at Kerem Shalom crossing. Hundreds more expected at the border crossing to demand all humanitarian aid entering the Gaza Strip be cut off until Hamas frees all remaining hostages.
Families of hostages held in Gaza and other protesters demonstrated at the Kerem Shalom border crossing for the third consecutive day on Friday morning, to try and prevent humanitarian aid from entering the Gaza Strip.
Hundreds more protesters were expected to arrive at the border crossing throughout the day, to demand that all humanitarian aid entering the war-torn strip be cut off until the remaining hostages taken by Hamas on October 7 are freed and returned to Israel.
In a statement, the group of protesters said they had walked a roundabout way to avoid roadblocks set up by security forces to prevent their arrival at the border crossing.
On Wednesday the demonstrators held up over 100 trucks, some of which were eventually diverted to an alternative entry point in Egypt. They believe the vicious rumor in the Zionist mass media that Hamas does not give medical care and medicines delivered to Gaza to the needed Israelis.
By Blocking the trucks to Gaza, they are active participants in the genocide of the people of Gaza. Because they are Zionists, they put the lives of 130 captive Israelis higher than the two million Palestinians in Gaza. They also serve the interest of Netanyahu’s government that wants to continue the war for many years. They do not deserve political sympathy. However, the demand to swap all the Israeli captive with all the Palestinian political prisoners and end the war are correct demands and a united front of all who opposed the war is called for.
End the war now!
Swap all for all!
Down with the Zionist apartheid from the river to the sea!
For Palestine red and free from the river to the sea!