Sunday, 18 January 2009

Gaza and the blood libel

click here to go to the blogShaky unilateral ceasefires give the populations of Gaza and the border towns a break. But will this stop the opposition protests against Israeli militarism dipping in to a disturbing echo of the past. The photo above was taken on the large demonstration in London last weekend. “Israelis eat babies…etc.” I don’t know about you, but what came to mind as soon as I saw that were three things: a political cartoon, a painting by Goya and the old rancid chestnut about how Jews ritualistically slaughter babies. Coincidence?

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