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German Hypocrisy: The Left and Israel


Oxford Dictionary defines “hypocrisy” as a “behavior that does not meet the moral standards or match the opinions that somebody claims to have.”
Transposed to the concrete issue of Palestine within political discourse in Germany, my home country: that “somebody” would be the Federal Republic’s political left (social democrats, greens, socialists, anti-fascists, especially the white Germans among them), the “moral standard” would be the universality of human rights and the “behavior” that does not meet said standard would be the denial of said universal human rights to Palestinians.
The latter is done not only by looking the other way when Israel tramples …read more

Source:: Tne Palestine Chronicle

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