Friday, August 28, 2009

Who Cares if Palestinians Kill Palestinians?

Thirty Palestinians killed. Women and children caught in the crossfire. Missiles fired at a Mosque. Muslim prisoners 'executed' in cold blood. A massacre. Media restrictions.

A familiar tale? Indeed. International outrage and demonstrations in the streets of London? Nope.

And why might that be? Why it's simple. The Palestinians were were killed by Palestinians and, it would appear from the lack of reaction that in those circumstances their lives are cheap, but when they are killed by Israelis it is an outrage.

So reports Tim Marshall of Sky News in his blog and concludes that unless the Israelis kill Palestinians, people don't care. Recommended reading

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