Israel swapped the blood of the paschal lamb this Passover for the blood of Palestinians but there was no staying of the Angel of Death.
Twenty-one young unarmed Gazans were murdered by Israeli Terrorist Force snipers and over 1,400 injured.
No further evidence for Israel’s status as a murderous, rogue, apartheid state need be adduced.
And what was the crime of these young people? They joined an estimated 30,000 Palestinians in a nonviolent March of Return, which aimed to set up a few camps several hundred meters from the militarised fence surrounding the Gaza Strip.
Their goal was to protest their incarceration in the world’s largest open-air prison as well as the massive confiscation of their ancestral land – after all, 70 per cent of Gaza’s population are 1948 refugees whose families had owned land in what became Israel.
Read the letter by Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre, Byron Bay in EchoNet Daily.