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Artists, Nobel laureates call for military boycott of Israel
Published: 28.11.12, 16:09
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1. hooray for idiots!!
Adam ,   Haifa   (11.28.12)
each signatory now has a special place in recorded history because the pinnacle of human stupidity has culminated in the writing of this letter.
2. Mental Disorder
amram ,   netanya, Israel   (11.28.12)
It becomes increasingly clear that left-liberalism is a metal disorder.
3. lol
lol   (11.28.12)
can we get a copy of the letter they sent for all the killing in Syria? or a copy of the letter they sent for all the missles shot by the PLO into israel? or just send us a copy of the letter they sent whaen iran killed all those protesters.
4. Well...
OyVaGoy ,   Uk   (11.28.12)
...thank goodness these posturing luvvies are so irrelevant in the real world.
5. they're not in favor of human rights
Shai   (11.28.12)
pro plas, against Israel only!! they going to boyycot Hamas, Syrian, Iran etc..??
6. Idiots
Jay ,   Israel   (11.28.12)
Obviously have no brain. Wishing them a nice terror act from Hamas/or other terror org then they would wake up...
7. Aged "has-been's" with no artistic talent left...
Andre ,   clichy, France   (11.28.12)
Joining another past glory, Vanessa Redgrave, to get a bit of publicity... utterly irrelevant
8. a military boycot of Israel
tiki ,   belgium   (11.28.12)
and a nuclear Iran........if only that dream could come through. Signed: the peace loving artists & intellectuals of the world!
9. Well I am horrified by this group's ignorance...
W. Turner ,   Israel   (11.28.12)
there we are even!
10. All of them guilty of the double-standard support for terror
Brian Cohen ,   Judean Peoples Front   (11.28.12)
What a disgusting bunch of politically incorrect people who are filled with nothing but blind hatred. When's the last time they protested Hamas or Fatah arresting journalists, or even more blatant Hamas/Jihad terror attacks on Israeli civilians? What sad excuses for human rights supporters these drek are. None of them ever objected to decades of war crimes and human rights abuses against Israeli civilians by Palestinian terrorists.
11. Wankers
Nigel Kersh ,   Ra'anana, Israel   (11.28.12)
I don't know why you waste column inches on these people.
12. "former...former....former"
Stefan ,   Hamburg, Germany   (11.28.12)
Most of the signatories are former somethings. Zombie signatories.
13. are you one of the terrorists or a supporter?
alfredo ,   philippines   (11.28.12)
maybe you will recall your history subjects before commenting against israel and learn more on israel or maybe go to israel and live there so that you will know the real situation and how good and educated, morally upright is the jew.
14. Academics & a holocaust denying well known Israel hater
Zionist forever   (11.28.12)
Academics are the biggest bunch of Israel haters and peaceniks out there. It seems to be almost a condition f an academics existence is to hate Israel and Nobel Prize winners are the worst of the lot. They think they are all so clever know what the rest of the word doesn't. As for Noam Chomsky, he is famous for his hatred of Israel he has outright lied in his books and is a Holocaust denier. He even condemned the Obama administration for killing Bin Laden rather than bringing him back to the US for a fair trial. Considering its that lot who want the weapons embargo there should be an increase in weapon sales.
15. Leigh, Waters, Walker, Kasrils, etc - the usual bunch
Shaul R   (11.28.12)
In the context of Hamas's stated genocidal intentions and their constant, relentless attempts to destroy Israel and ethnically cleanse any territories falling under their control, let's call out these people for what they are: enablers and supporters of genocidal terrorism and callous anti-Semites, every one (even the JINOs)
16. Where's the letter
Calling for the military boycott of Syria? I guess the signers just don't care about the 40,000 dead Syrian Arabs because Jews aren't involved.
17. whoa!
lactmama ,   Ashdod, Israel   (11.28.12)
And not a peep about who has been arming, funding and training the Gazan terrorists. Israelis - i.e. Jews, have to be held, once again, to a higher moral standard. There are usually about 70 'armed conflicts' going on in the world at one time. Where are the letters signed by these people? Maybe they could come and visit Syria on a freedom boat and see what is going on in our 'region'.
18. The rubber chicken brigade are back
David ,   London, England   (11.28.12)
Loud mouthed and small brained they are single issue minds.
19. A gesture by Israel
Amichai ,   Huntsville, US   (11.28.12)
In a gesture of kindness & sympathy, I think Israel should offer, free of charge, a homestead for these "academics" in the Negev. Let them live a few months under bombardment from Gaza and let's see if they want military intervention then.
20. There is a name for Jews like Chomsky
Jack ,   San Diego, USA   (11.28.12)
21. Soft dick pacifists...
Yes, soft dick pacifists, go to write your books, paint your pictures, create your sculptures and play your music; because you don't understand shit in military conflicts. You are too old, sentimental, liberal and unfair people. For you the strong one is always the wrong one. It's like in a family the oldest brother is always wrong. You know what...? GFY!!!
22. Holocaust Survivor???
Belinda ,   Texas, USA   (11.28.12)
How on G-d's green earth does a holocaust survivor see Hamas lob rockets into Israel repeatedly without Israel retaliating AT ALL for quite some time, turn around & make asinine statements like this? Does this idiot have Stockholm Syndrome?
23. What about peace???
avner ,   tel aviv   (11.28.12)
It surprises me how they never speak about peace, just about israel this and israel that. what about iran arming them to provoke the entire region??? dont tell me artillery rockets are defensive weapons
24. criminals
israel israeli ,   tel aviv   (11.28.12)
There is no doubt that Hamas calls for genocide of the Jews. There is no doubt that without weapons Israel cannot defend herself against Hamas. Encouragement and support for genocide is a crime. Israel should ask that Interpol arrest these Jihadist filth and have them tried in their own countries.
25. Leigh, Loach, Walker, Chomsky, and Waters
ltrail ,   United States   (11.28.12)
These people have an agenda. I'm appalled that they ignore what hamas group of the so-called palestinians did in Gaza; firing Iranian rockets into Jewish territory randomly. I find it difficult to embrace their attitude and actions. Do these people forget that Israel took out a murderer and that hamas in Gaza continues to murder innocent civilians by rockets? What is their agenda? I can't imagine. All I can understand is that these folks are against Jews in Israel and are to be ignored.
26. Missing Something Here?
Dan ,   Paoli, USA   (11.28.12)
Let me see if I have this right. The folks over in Gaza started the latest spat by launching rockets into Israel and a bunch of misguided liberal do gooders call for a boycott of Israel for defending itself? "Bad should just stand there and take the punch." What do these same so called champions of civil rights have to say about the treatment of women by Hamas and other Islamic extremist groups? Total silence on that topic.
27. boycott of Israel
Irish Eyes ,   Rye, NY USA   (11.28.12)
These left wing-bordering on communists are truly crazy. The Palestinian's have been lobbing rockets into Israel for years, without Israel retaliating. Actually, 800 rockets in 2012 alone. How long should Israel sit back and not retaliate??
28. Put them outside Iron Dome
Jay Matterhorn ,   Orlando, USA   (11.28.12)
Lets let them live for a few months in Israel outside the iron dome and out of the protection of the IDF. Their self-indulgence in their own importance is stunning given the cancerous group that gave them the prize called the Nobel committee.
29. About time Israel needs punishing
Butros ,   London, england   (11.28.12)
These wise people need commending. You need to stand up to the oppressors. Funny how the roles have changed. The opressed (Jews) have now become the oppressors , Israeli Jews) Just like the world stood up to hitler it's now time for the works to ruse up to the new fascist state if Israel. This post will not be put up because moderators on this paper only prefer to have Jews dishing the dirt out and attacking anything and anyone daring to criticise the illegal fascist state called Israel.
30. Alternatives for Israel instead
Istvan ,   BUDAPEST HUNGARY   (11.28.12)
military actions. Doing nothing against the missiles and wait until thousands die and thousand building collapse. If Gaza arabs begin the liberation of " Palestine", no resistance as it would be violence against human rights. And finally when all 6 millions are killed, antisemite bandits, like these leftists can be satisfied.
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