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Palestinians in Gaza struggle to follow Israeli evacuation order and face dire water shortage

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Palestinians in Gaza struggle to follow Israeli evacuation order and face dire water shortage

What's the struggle? They know they have to leave where they are and go where they have to go. They had 24 hours notice.

The 260 civilians at the concert killed by Hamas didn't have any notice, other than the sound of rockets and gunfire.

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I wonder if Israel's ultimate objective here is to drive all Palestinians out of Gaza, into Egypt and simply incorporate all of Gaza into Israel. Sort of like the Romans did to the Jews around 2000 years ago. It might create a Palestinian diaspora, something to be resolved 2000 years down the track by some occupying force who will claim large swathes of Israel for the creation of a Palestinian Homeland. The Israelis will just have to suck that up and deal with it, I guess.

We aren't really a particularly evolved species, unfortunately.....

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Hamas is not letting its people leave, so that means one thing…

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/other/hamas-not-letting-people-leave-cities-using-them-as-shield-israel-foreign-ministry/ar-AA1idgae

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What exactly does the world expect?!

Hamas behaves like the barbaric terrorists they are and then they should be allowed to retreat untouched to Gaza, which they control, just dso they can regroup and do it all over again?!

Really?!

The people in Gaza are paying the price for being ruled by terrorists!

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What exactly does the world expect?!

For the innocent people to be able to not be punished for the actions of others of course.

It's not that hard a concept.

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Palestinians in Gaza struggle to follow Israeli evacuation order and face dire water shortage

And being mocked and offered toilet water by this Israeli. what goes around will come around.

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/Oh_Nux3pjAk

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And being mocked and offered toilet water by this Israeli. what goes around will come around.

It always does. Unfortunately, for this to end, it’s going to require everybody to just say enough is enough. On both sides. Due to human nature, that’s a near impossibility.

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At the same time, turning everything off helps to soften up the target before going in for the kill. Hamas is about to go down.

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For the innocent people to be able to not be punished for the actions of others of course.

It's not that hard a concept.

Now, apply that standard to the defeat of Nazi Germany.

Your standard would have protected Hitler because "let's not hurt the civilians."

War is hell. Hamas and only Hamas is to blame for the hell that the civilians in Gaza are facing!!

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Thanks Hamas. It's just another mass cult of crazy men. Cowards who shoot rockets from neighborhoods where Israel has no choice but to shoot back there resulting in bystander death. Hamas why don't you at least be real warriors and shoot your missiles from non residential areas?

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Evacuees were bombed on the agreed route out of Gaza.

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In a bigger picture, this is one of examples of failed policies of Netanyahu to rob palestinian lands as much as it can and treat palestinians through their apartheid system. Bring back two state solution to the table. The palestinian accepted it but It is Netanyahu and America who try to monopolize the negotation and dont accept two state solution. This shows how hypocrite western countries are, comparing to their response to ukraine.

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Israel bombed the people evacuating to the south. Confirmed by BBC. What are the people of Gaza supposed to do?

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FirecrackerToday 08:32 am JST

Bring back two state solution to the table. The palestinian accepted it but It is Netanyahu and America who try to monopolize the negotation and dont accept two state solution.

Why do I think this is complete nonsense?

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And to think, this might all come to an end (well, as far as turning on the power again) if Hamas would just release the roughly 200 elderly folks, women and children they kidnapped. If I was a citizen of Gaza and I knew anything about where the hostages were being held, I'd be telling the Israelis.

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Mail on Line, distressing, shockingly unimaginable, shameful

Horror as woman draped in Palestine flag tells Israelis to 'remember where Jews were in 1940' while two other women brazenly tape pictures of paragliding Hamas terrorists onto their backs as thousands take to the streets across Britain....

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12631159/protesters-paragliders-Hamas-chant-England-terrorist-state-London.html

Is it any wonder the Jews fear for there very survival...

Well let remind ourselves where the Jew were in 1940 yes.

1940: Key dates...

https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/index.php/content/en/article/1940-key-dates

Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran and yes this despicable creature on the streets of Glasgow revel in hatred of the Jew.

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For the innocent people to be able to not be punished for the actions of others of course. It's not that hard a concept.

Unfortunately and dispicably, Hamas is using these innocent people as human shields.

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Prediction....Hamas " wont be eliminated as it is a concept as much as a real group.

Netanyahu has made his predictions before and failed.

He is the villian who denies the 2 state solution.

The resolve of Palestinians is breathtaking.

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It is appalling, across Britain, Europe the Jew should once again suffer in silence, verified, spat at.

Well, Hamas when slaughtering is now fully accountable/responsible for the fate of the Palestinian people.

Hamas holding Palestinians as human shields these cowardly terrorists condemn a nation.

Israel must do whatever it takes/necessary to fight back and survive.

This is indeed only the start.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will I suggest quite rightly held ultimately accountable for the lapse in security intelligence errors resulting in the surprise Hamas atrocities.

There will be a political price to pay. History will be harsh judge on such failures in office.

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Netanyahu and Mossad are responsible for the failures allowing the Hamas attacks.

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Hamas will never win this war, sad that they don’t give a damn about their own people, but they should be ready for their leadership to hit martyrdom very soon.

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Why does the west tolerate Israel? Oh. Right. Nazi Germany and collective guilt. Israel unfortunately will never have peace. Kind of hard to have a peaceful Jewish state when half the country are Muslims they refuse to recognize.

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The killing of Arab civilians needs to be avoided. 60% of the Gaza deaths are women and children. Almost 60% of the population is under 25 years old,

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24 hours for 1.2 million to evacuate an already destroyed and blocked by rubble roads, Good Luck! so what will happen to those who are unable to leave the elderly and handicapped ?

Israel must follow the international community demands that people must be given at least a week to evacuate. then Israel can do whatever it wants with what's left behind.

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Israel continued Occupation of Palestine will only keep adding fuel to the fire.

As of last week a new generation of Angry and Disgusted fighters from both sides was born and in 20 years we will pay the price for these murders. The cycle of Violence will NOT end until a Political solution is found.

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24 hours for 1.2 million to evacuate an already destroyed and blocked by rubble roads, Good Luck!

Bad luck? It's all on Hamas using babies as shields. Hamas are scared to fight like real men and use human shields. No one likes to kill bystanders. But when you are attacking behind bystanders they will be killed by the retaliation.

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Water shortage while one long border is at sea shore? Should do some more civil activities with all the given money from global fans and extract some drinking water instead of buying weapons and putting it all into terrorist organizations and their equipment.

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Where are all the people who were saying that Russia was using hunger as a weapon?

Shouldn't they be screaming about the Israeli regime actually using hunger, thirst, and a lack of medicine as a weapon against Palestinians?

Do they have less integrity than Mitch McConnell who at least said in their circumstances 'oops, you caught me, he, he'

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Everything that supporters of the Israeli regime claim about Hamas, supporters of that other regime who violated the ICSPCA said about the ANC.

Yes, they substitute Muslim for Black, and Jew for White, but they are expressing the same sort attitude, because they share the same character flaw.

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They were told to get out.

if they stay that means they believe (and support) Hamas.

no civilians, no civilian shields for Terrorists. Of course Hamas wants them to stay.

Get out.

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Palestinians struggled Saturday to flee from areas of Gaza targeted by the Israeli military

This is like demanding the people of Nagoya, minus the metro area, leave one half and cram into the other half by tomorrow. but none must leave the city. We are talking about the third most populated place on Earth. Its not only logistically impossible to do in this time fraime, but to do this at all means it will be as crowded a typical WW2 concentation camp and guarantees a break out of contagion like typhoid fever, tuberculosis and dysentery.

The Israeli government knows all this and expects the bad results. People treating this as genuine concern by Israel as it flattens city blocks range from the idiotic to the lying evil. Yet the press writes about it as if its not only possible, but feasible and sane. This is on the level of suggesting they evacuate to the moon! Putin would get no leeway if he made such a crazy demand. Why does Israel get leeway for this insanity?

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The Palestinians in Gaza voted for Hamas, who are nothing but murderers. It is time for Israel to remove Hamas from the face of the earth.

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The Palestinians in Gaza voted for Hamas, who are nothing but murderers. It is time for Israel to remove Hamas from the face of the earth.

LOL

Some German guy used to talk like that. Funny how the Merry-go-round spins.

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Israel must do whatever it takes/necessary to fight back and survive.

This is indeed only the start.

Correct. There has to be the annhilation of Hamas. It will be necessarily ugly. The difference is that Israel will do its best to avoid civilian casualties.

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“The Palestinian civilians in Gaza are not our enemies. We don’t assess them as such, and we don’t target them as such,” Conricus said. “We are trying to do the right thing.”

Yet, that doesn’t stop collective punishment being meted out and areas of Gaza being razed to the ground

nor does it stop attacks on journalists in Lebanon

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/lebanon-army-blames-israel-for-journalists-killing-reuters-urges-israeli-probe/ar-AA1idRQj

As Israel continues with the slaughter then there will be an escalation against them too.

The ‘vengeance’ Netanyahu has stated will affect all of us.

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What we should never forget is the dehumanization and cruelty the Israeli's have inflicted on the Palestinians for the past 70yrs. Thousands of them have been made homeless by the illegal occupation of their land and homes by new Israeli settlements, their homes were bulldozed and many were killed. There was no condemnation of this by any western power or by the USA. What Hamas started last week was an act of brutal murder against ordinary people, many not even Israeli's, but what we should not forget is the the millions of Palestinians did NOT know this was going to take place, or the aftermath that would follow. The current Israeli government and cabinet members are hard right extremists, this is well known, they regard ALL palestinians as non human, and want to make Palestine their own country. Ordinary Palestinians are now paying the price for a terrorists groups actions, the same group who have no desire for peace or any political solution. Terrorists have no desire for peace. Finally, ask yourself, Why has Netanyahu given Hamas a million dollars+ over the past few years.

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Israel has already lost the moral high ground!

Israeli Settlers Gun Down Father and Son at Funeral as Violence Spreads to West Bank

https://www.yahoo.com/news/israeli-settlers-gun-down-father-121439196.html

Now let's see why this has always been the Israeli government's (European converts) fault, and Palestine has always been the true victims.

According to the Jerusalem Post, in a private meeting with members of his Likud party on March 11, 2019, Netanyahu explained the reckless step as follows: The money transfer is part of the strategy to divide the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. Anyone who opposes the establishment of a Palestinian state needs to support the transfer of the money from Qatar to Hamas. In that way, we will foil the establishment of a Palestinian state (as reported in former cabinet member Haim Ramon’s Hebrew-language book “Neged Haruach”, p. 417).

Why Did Netanyahu Want to Strengthen Hamas?

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2023-10-11/ty-article/.premium/netanyahu-needed-a-strong-hamas/0000018b-1e9f-d47b-a7fb-bfdfd8f30000?v=1697257080772

It was not a problem when only the indigenuous Jewish community lived amongst the Muslim, Christian, and other minority groups in the region.

Also........

Israel repeals 2005 act that removed West Bank settlements

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/world/israel-repeals-2005-act-that-removed-west-bank-settlements

This is what the Jewish government and the Zionists wanted to make sure there would never be two states or peace.

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Israel continued Occupation of Palestine will only keep adding fuel to the fire...

Well Gaza was Egyptian territory and west of the Jordan river (the West Bank) was with Jordan which they occupied in 1948, and the status remained as such up until 1967, when Israel was attacked by it's neighbor's including Egypt and Jordon, but than Israel won, and these lands came under Israeli possession, so now stop complaining. Israel accepted the Palestinian land back in 1947, but it's neighbor's never did, as for Hamas it does not recognize Israel so there is nothing for Israel to vacate.

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The other side of coin of the picture of terrorism there is this: the UN has recorded 561 violent attacks by settlers on Palestinians in the first six months of 2023 alone - a record.

But let's pretend that didn't happen and blow smoke out of a moral transparent trumpet about the need for vengeance not even thinly disguised for what it actually is: collective punishment.

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This is all the Israeli governments fault!

Why Did Netanyahu Want to Strengthen Hamas?

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2023-10-11/ty-article/.premium/netanyahu-needed-a-strong-hamas/0000018b-1e9f-d47b-a7fb-bfdfd8f30000?v=1697257080772

and Bibi's plan all along!

According to the Jerusalem Post, in a private meeting with members of his Likud party on March 11, 2019, Netanyahu explained the reckless step as follows: The money transfer is part of the strategy to divide the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. Anyone who opposes the establishment of a Palestinian state needs to support the transfer of the money from Qatar to Hamas. In that way, we will foil the establishment of a Palestinian state (as reported in former cabinet member Haim Ramon’s Hebrew-language book “Neged Haruach”, p. 417).

Israel is no victim!

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I would say the "moral high ground" does not go to those who glorify their slaughter and barbarism on social media.

As for the blockade, sorry but this is war. I don't recall the Allies in WW2 worrying about opening humanitarian corridors to Germany in 1944 because food was in short supply. Gazans have made their bed, now they need to lie in it. By supporting Hamas for more than 15 years, by playing footsie with the terrorists, they made their choice. By using humanitarian aid for weapons instead of infrastructure, they made their choice. And the Israelis are kind enough to give them a chance to evacuate!

The Palestinians have been kept in camps and cages by their so-called Islamic brothers for decades. There is no reason for a multi-generational refugee situation to happen, other than the cruelty of the Arab and Muslim countries in the region.

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Hamas behaves like the barbaric terrorists they are and then they should be allowed to retreat untouched to Gaza, which they control, just dso they can regroup and do it all over again?!

Don't believe everything you hear/read. Many of the stories being repeated about the Hamas attack have already been debunked. I wonder how much of the rest is true.

Most of it is probably intentional propaganda to excuse the barbaric actions Israel was planning and is carrying out against the Gazans.

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The Palestinians have been kept in camps and cages by their so-called Islamic brothers for decades. There is no reason for a multi-generational refugee situation to happen, other than the cruelty of the Arab and Muslim countries in the region.

Yes, example the Palestinians in West Bank , which was Jordan territory up until 1967, were literally butchered when they complained by blowing up airliners, under a Pakistani (Zia ul Haq) commander, more than 20,000 Palestinians were killed, all this has been forgotten as it does not suit the narrative..

https://themuslimtimes.info/2013/07/05/5th-july-1977-mard-e-momin-zia-ul-haq-the-butcher-of-palestenians-takes-over-pakistan/

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The leadership structure of Hamas is a complicated arrangement, split into a political wing and a militant arm, actually known as Al Qassam Brigades.

A parallel is Sinn Féin and the IRA. This is pretty common stuff.

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Netanyahu and Mossad are responsible for the failures allowing the Hamas attacks.

Indeed, it's almost as if they wanted the attack to happen...

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According to the Jerusalem Post, in a private meeting with members of his Likud party on March 11, 2019, Netanyahu explained the reckless step as follows: The money transfer is part of the strategy to divide the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. Anyone who opposes the establishment of a Palestinian state needs to support the transfer of the money from Qatar to Hamas. In that way, we will foil the establishment of a Palestinian state (as reported in former cabinet member Haim Ramon’s Hebrew-language book “Neged Haruach”, p. 417).

Since both the US and Egypt both told Bibi, it hard to belief the IDF was not aware. Bibi allowed this to happen to have his 9/11 moment to solidify his support.

George Jr. was a terrible president ans would have been a one-term president (His brother cheated for him in Florida to win the first term). 9/11 unified the nation behind him, and allowed him to attack Iraq without much push back despite Saddam having nothing to do with the terrorist attack.

Bibi wants an excuse to commit genocide. Since most Israelis are descended from European converts, they brought with the lessons of brutality with them handed out by the Nazis and other European factions.

Now, they ar doing the same to the Palestinians. It is generational abuse.

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IDF = Mossad

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I thought is was the Israeli government that placed them in an open air prison after stealing most of their land!

Nope.

When Israel declared independence, 5 surrounding Arab nations attacked. The Palestinians were kind of caught in the middle. Some were kicked out by Israel, others fled, others left at the behest of the Arab League, who wanted them out of the way so that it would be easier to kill all the Jews.

After the war and the Jews were all dead, the plan was for the Palestinians to move back in and take over. Fortunately it didn't work out that way.

Then, instead of accepting the displaced Palestinians into their countries, the Arab League and other Muslim countries put them in camps. "Next war, we will win!" they thought. Plus, there was some pretty extreme prejudice against Palestinians in most other Muslim nations. They were refused as refugees, not given any legal status, etc.

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