The world tilts on its axis. Now my letter to Mel Stride MP and later to Mr Hunt at the Foreign Office
Dear Mr Stride MP,
I had an 'automatic' reply to the e-mail I sent you pleading for Her Majesty's ''Government'' to support the UN Commission of Inquiry into the shooting of thousands of Palestinian humans by snipers of the Israeli Occupation Force. There was a further bit of digital technology in the way of an 'automatic' reply, when with your silence, I sent the e-mail on to Mr Hunt with this preface below. As expected, he did not reply either. Many in the British political class want mayhem, and have zero concern for mothers and babies being shredded by 'Europeans' - as in Yemen with BAe 'guided' bombs. You and Hunt, and many others like Johnson of 'topple Assad' are beyond the pale (shades of Eastern Europe.)
Preface to Hunt, whose focus for destructive urges has moved from OUR NHS (many letters to you from me) to the abroad.
FAO The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Dear Mr Hunt,
I sent this letter below to my MP Mr Mel Stride. I have had the usual 'automatic' response. It attempts to synthesise the causes of the terrible suffering of the Palestinians who now have only 2% of Palestine under their 'sole control'. Myself, with many others, are pleading that HMG responds fairly to the UN Commission of Inquiry into the unlawful and inhumane responses of the Israeli High Command to the protesters taking part in the Great March of Return.
Andrew Woollatt | Ministerial Support Officer to the Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords | Government in Parliament Group | Cabinet Office
Thank you, and for listing my correspondence. 'Chain' in this context is pejorative. Read my first e-mail to Baroness Lawrence. My concern was great and my approach proper, especially given her membership of the Joint Select Human Rights Committee. That a 'chain' followed resulted from the discourteous silence towards an older, well informed citizen of the UK who had served many thousands of patients in his time. I asked that two colleagues and myself met with Baroness Lawrence. An unexceptional request. I achieved it once with Dr Burns-Cox in the HoC - the International Development Committee, chairman Malcolm Bruce. We had pleaded that the UK, with others but with Iraqi doctors central, should reconstruct the medical services in Iraq which we had destroyed in an unlawful/aggressive war - Nuremberg. That the meeting was fruitless was no surprise.
You mention the well worn and empty 'Middle East Peace Process.' The Zionists, from the turn of the twentieth century, planned for the expulsion of the native people and the forceful acquisition of much of the countries around Palestine. That unlawful process continues. The worst expression of it was the 'nakba' when in 1948 800,000 Palestinians (two thirds of the population) were driven by force of arms and by extreme terror from their homes, their land and thus their living. The terror continues in many ways including with the screams of youngsters I tried to get Baroness Lawrence to hear. The terrible cruelty practised by the Zionist entity on the native people is shown well in the daily bulletins sent by Leslie and Marian Bravery from NZ, and derived from the Palestinian Monitoring Group. Attachment 1. Please read it. The British Press is silent also.
Dr Derek Summerfield, with many doctors, has been attempting to limit or stop the torture of Palestinian adults and children by Israel since 2009. The campaign was re-ignited two years ago with the support of 67 doctors. The plea - 'for doctors in Israel to observe their ethical code and the Declaration of Tokyo by not taking ANY part in torture.' This time Sir Michael Marmot was approached as President of the World Medical Association. His response was not adequate. I do not believe he has communicated with Dr Summerfield at all. The correspondence can be made available.
There can be little that is more serious than this. Please read the letter to Baroness Lawrence at the foot. She was addressed having suffered the loss of her dear son and because she is a member of the Joint Human Rights Committee.
Just in from my good doctor colleague Tony Davies. I think he is over 80 but keeps going. We have been in Palestine together. Note EU funding of community centre. Hundreds of structures built with EU money have been destroyed. A vile game since the EU supports the entity in all ways. Its protests are feeble and made to bounce off the wall.
bcc to Mr John Mann Chairman of the British Parliamentary Committee Against Anti-Semitism
Dear Friends, Just before Christmas I spent a week in the Palestinian village of Umm al Kheir. This was because a number of families had their homes demolished in 2016. The villagers asked for an international to stay with them in the hope that this would discourage the Israeli army from bulldozing more buildings -- a particularly brutal thing to do at this time of year. It has been unusually cold and there have been some heavy rain storms. I am doubtful about my visit having had much influence on the Israeli army but the villagers have been very welcoming and kind to me. At least they feel that there are people in other countries who are aware of and concerned about their plight. With very best wishes for 2017 -- Tony
Let Mr Carter ponder on these specks of Palestinian suffering. Racist? Cruel beyond imagining? Without feelings of guilt?
Just the last three of several hundred acts that I have sifted out of thousands and thousands.
And read this speck Mr Carter
Dear David Halpin,
I recently read the following email/article/opinion piece on your website. It is not entirely clear, but am I right to assume that it was written by you?
I have to say, I read it with some shock and concern. In it, the author states that:
“It is utterly inappropriate for any discussion about anti-Jewishness to be guided by any Israeli organ. There are many reasons. For instance, it is a deeply racist entity.”
Israel is the place from which Judaism originates and where half of the world’s Jewish population lives. Since its establishment it has been the one country that offers persecuted Jews from around the world unconditional safe haven. It is the religious and cultural heart of Judaism.
In addition to this, the UK recently adopted the International Definition of Anti-Semitism. As a part of that definition, it makes clear that it is anti-Semitic to deny the Jewish people their right to self-determination – for example by claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a racist endeavour or, indeed, a “deeply racist entity”.
Further, I am really not sure what this passage means:
“http://antisemitism.org.uk/parliament/members-biogs/ Look at the membership. Phillipa Whitford Keir Starmer and others on the 'Labour' right - what motivates them? Certainly not humanity nor logic.”
Can I please ask, what is it that you thinks motivates them? It feels as if you are making deeply uncomfortable suggestions without any evidence to support your claims.
I look forward to hearing from you.
This to Mr Mann MP and Zionists 4-06-16. No reply so far and one not likely either. I have no voice - unlike them.
Title 'Conflation' of Jewishness/Judaism with 'Israel' (version to Mann edited)
Sent to the "Parliamentary Committee Against Anti-Semitism" Chairman Mr John Mann
A friend sent me a tweet "Today MPs join the Knesset Committee on Diaspora Affairs to discuss British parliamentary efforts to address antisemitism & hate crime" 4th January.
It is utterly inappropriate for any discussion about anti-Jewishness to be guided by any Israeli organ. There are many reasons. For instance, it is a deeply racist entity. Lethal actions by it are frequent. (I have experienced that intent twice personally.) There are over 400 children imprisoned there, and many are tortured. Denial of water. Robbery of land etc etc.