Mamilla Cemetery: Victim of Israeli “tolerance” [Video]

27 Feb

Published February 26, 2010 on Sabbah Report

The Campaign to Preserve Mamilla Jerusalem Cemetery was launched in February 2010:

In the name of tolerance, and human dignity, the Israeli regime is intent on razing the oldest cemetery in the Holy City of Jerusalem. The goal is clear: erase anything to do with the past and the identity of Jerusalem that does not conform with the Zionist vision.

For decades, this regime has been implementing policies that aim to ethnically cleanse the city of Jerusalem, as well as, other parts of historical Palestine. The regime attempts to conceal these policies and measures in various ways.

Its the turn of the 12th century Mamilla cemetery in Jerusalem. The facacde cannot be more ironic: the regime intends to build the Center for Human Dignity – Museum of Tolerance on the ruins of the cemetery.

Of course, this is only part of the racist policies of the Israeli regime, where it is only non-Jewish sites that get destroyed, regardless of their historical, religious or cultural values. Even the friends of the Israeli regime think so: The Government [of Israel] implements regulations only for Jewish sites. Non-Jewish Holy Sites do not enjoy legal protection US State Departments International Religious Freedom Report, 2009

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