They deny Palestinians the right to live free from Israeli attacks in peace. They ignore their humanity and suffering. Signatory groups included:
Addameer Prisoners' Support and Human Rights Association
Aldameer Association for Human Rights
Al Mezan Center for Human Rights
Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights
Defence for Children International
Ensan Center for Human Rights and Democracy
Hurryyat - Centre for Defense of Liberties and Civil Rights
Jerusalem Center for Legal Aid and Human Rights
Ramallah Center for Human Rights Studies
Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling
Other human rights/activist groups and Palestinian supporters made similar statements. Palestinians are human beings like Jews. Their rights matter no less.
It's time they got world support. It's time culpable Israeli officials and complicit allies were held fully accountable. Palestinians have been denied far too long.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at Email address removed .