Saturday, January 22, 2011

The French "Crimes"

          French foreign ministers convoy was pelted by Palestinians for a comment she didn't make about war crimes.

          The FM didn't call anything a war crime. While in Israel she did not call the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners a war crime. While in the Gaza strip she did not call the collective punishment of the inhabitants a war crime.  She did not call Israel’s settlement policies a war crime. She did not call the most recent assault on the strip a war crime. She did not she call the failure of Hamas to give Red Cross access to SSGT Gilad Schalit a war crime.
          Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bernard Valero, told reporters that France “strongly supports the Gazan population” He made no accusations of war crimes nor compicity in them.