Hamas måste ta avstånd från antisemitismen

Posted on maj 27, 2011

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Jag ramlade över denna kampanjen som körs just nu för att USA och Europa ska kräva att Hamas förändrar sina stadgar. Att de måste ta bort antisemitismen ur deras stadgar innan man inkluderar dem i förhandlingar. Bra! Det har jag skrivit om förut. Det första som måste göras i Mellanöstern är att man stoppar den antisemitism som frodas hos den arabiska parten. (Läs här och här!) Den svenska politiska naiviteten när det handlar om Mellanöstern är stor och farlig!

På ADL:s hemsida kan man läsa detta om HAMAS:

In response to the newly forged alliance between Fatah and Hamas for a unified Palestinian government, the Anti-Defamation League  is calling on President Mahmoud Abbas and the international community to add a ”fourth condition” for the terrorist group to gain international recognition and legitimacy:  Reject anti-Semitism.

The members of the Quartet – the United States, the United Nations, Russia and the European Union – continue to insist on Hamas meeting three important ”conditions” prior to international recognition and engagement: recognizing the State of Israel, renouncing the use of terrorism and violence, and recognizing the validity of previously negotiated Israeli-Palestinian agreements.

ADL is calling on the Quartet and Palestinian leaders to demand that Hamas comply with one additional crucial condition as a prerequisite to forming a unity government:  To renounce the anti-Semitism inherent in Hamas’ founding ideology, and to expunge from its charter all elements of anti-Jewish conspiracy theories and rhetoric.

Hamas’ ideology  is based on age-old, classic anti-Semitic myths.  The founding covenant of Hamas is committed not only to the destruction of Israel and the establishment of an Islamic state in its place, but is replete with raw, unadulterated Jew-hatred.

Adopted in August 1988, the Hamas Charteropenly embraces the notorious anti-Semitic forgery, ”The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion,” holding it up as evidence that Jews are innately greedy, manipulative and conniving.  The charter adopts classical anti-Semitic canards: Jews as plotting to control the world, Jews acquiring wealth by stealing, and Jews controlling the levers of power in media, government and finance.  Such stereotypical anti-Semitic canards have been used through the centuries to defame and demonize Jews, leading to violence, pogroms and, ultimately, the Holocaust.

Aside from its embrace of virulently anti-Semitic myths, the Hamas Charter is filled with conspiracy theories about Jews through history.  The Charter blames ”world Zionism” for the French and Communist Revolutions, World War I, and the establishment of the United Nations, which it claims was created by Jews ”in order to rule the world by their intermediary.”

Moreover, anti-Semitism permeates the statements of Hamas officials.   Recent anti-Jewish statements by Hamas officials include :

    • ”Whoever is killed by a Jew receives the reward of two martyrs, because the very thing that the Jews did to the prophets was done to him. The Jews are the most despicable and contemptible nation to crawl upon the face of the Earth, because they have displayed hostility to Allah.  Allah will kill the Jews in the hell of the world to come, just like they killed the believers in the hell of this world.” –Sermon by ‘Atallah Abu Al-Subh, former Hamas minister of culture, April 8, 2011 (Translation by MEMRI).
    • ”The lie of the Zionist Holocaust crumbles with countless holocausts committed by the Zionists in Beit Hanoun, al-Fakhoura school and other places in Palestine.” — Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar, speaking at a memorial service for Palestinians killed during the 2008 Israeli war in Gaza, January 6, 2011.
  •  [The economic crisis is the result of] ”…bad administrative and financial management and a bad banking system put into place and controlled by the Jewish lobby.” [The Jewish lobby] ”controls the U.S. elections and defines the foreign policy of any new administration in a manner that allows it to retain control of the American government and economy.” — Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhum, October 7, 2008.

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