Kia Ora Gaza
South Africa and Turkey have immediately withdrawn their ambassadors to Israel in protest at the latest mass killings of civilians in Gaza. Turkey’s president Erdogan condemned Israel as a ‘terrorist state’ and withdrew their ambassador from the US in protest as well. Meanwhile the US president Trump has celebrated the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem and both US and Israel have blamed Hamas for ‘the violence.’ NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned the ‘devastating one-sided loss of life’ (NewsHub today) but did not propose any action except to say that MFAT has ‘voiced its concerns’ with the Israeli ambassador on behalf of the government.
The NZ Palestine Solidarity Network (NZPSN) calls on the NZ Government to take action immediately and condemn Israel’s latest massacre of Palestinian protestors in Gaza and excessive force employed by Israeli troops against unarmed civilians, in the strongest possible terms, and also close…
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