Stop the carnage in Gaza, now!

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Osama Al Sharif

Osama Al Sharif is a journalist and political commentator based in Amman.

Joe Biden does not watch Al-Jazeera's live feed. Why would he? Richi Sunak does not follow social media. Why would he? Western officials have no interest in watching real-time massacres of Gaza babies. That would spoil their appetite.اضافة اعلان

Instead, all have flocked to hug Benjamin Netanyahu, a war criminal and a man trying to evade a long prison sentence in Israel, while repeating, like parrots, that Israel has the right to defend itself.

The magnitude of hypocrisy is mind-blowing. How far will Israel be allowed to go to quench its thirst for vengeance? Is more than 1,000 children an acceptable price? Is cutting water, fuel, food, and medicine fine as long as the victims are not Ukrainians?

The dehumanizing of Palestinians has no limits, even when millions of people in the West and the rest of the globe scream at their leaders: "Not in our name, and we are all Palestinians today"

Thousands have died so far, and more than 12,000 are injured. Entire neighborhoods have been leveled to the ground. This is a modern-day Guernica, but a thousand times more horrific. And yet, this is just the beginning, Israel says. Headless children, dismembered bodies, wailing mothers, orphaned babies: this is Gaza in 2023. 

The asymmetrical comparison between what happened on October 7 and what followed is incomprehensible. The eye-for-an-eye logic does not stand before the disproportionate destruction of Gaza today. 

This is what it is: genocide. It must be called out for what it is. Stop the killing spree now. The entire world order is now blind to the massacres in Gaza!

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