This is a powerful account by South Australian ABC reporter Peter Goer who has just returned from a trip to occupied Palestine.
JESUS wept. In Palestine, Jesus wept and so did I. I weep for the Palestinians living under the Israeli apartheid.
Last week on a visit with the Australian Friends of Palestine and Senator Nick Xenophon I wept for little children in Hebron unable to cross a deserted road to go to school. The doors of their houses have been welded shut and they must travel 40 minutes to get to their school across the road.
I weep for a woman who is a prisoner in her own home, unable to use her front door or her street. She’s stoned by American Israeli settlers and she’s had to build a cage around her little balcony. She and our party – and a Palestinian friend – were abused by an aggressive, pistol-packing American settler. Minutes before our party was harassed violently by an Israeli soldier because the Palestinian with us cannot use the same street as the Israelis. Elsewhere, they must walk behind yellow lines on the side of he road. In the garbage … http://m.adelaidenow.com.au/news/opinion/peter-goers-the-shame-of-israels-palestine-apartheid/story-fni6unxq-1226921167044
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