Friday, September 23, 2011
Free the Palestinians from the concentration camps
Mahmoud Abass hands request for Palestinian statehood to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. While states applying to world governments for participation is not exactly libertarian decentralist, it's still a world consciousness raising effort regarding the 63 years of occupation of the Palestinians and the US/Israel complicity in keeping these people veritable prisoners in two concentration camps, the eastern section of which keeps shrinking as the Israelis keep stealing more land. It would be interesting to study all the impediments, internal and external, that kept this from happening 50 years ago! Here's part one of three parts of Abbas' speech.