LETTER: Some genocide that is!
It is scurrilous to liken the nonexistent genocide of Palestinians to the Nazi murder machine
If Gunvant Govindjee believes the Palestinians are suffering a “slow genocide” at the hands of Israel, perhaps there needs to be a new definition of genocide (“World has a moral duty to speak out against Palestinians’ suffering (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/letters/2020-02-16-letter-world-has-a-moral-duty-to-speak-out-against-palestinians-suffering/)”, February 16). The Palestinian population increased from 1.9-million in 1990 to 4.95-million in 2017; or to go back even further, from only 1.03-million in 1970. Some genocide!
Almost as scurrilous was his disgusting attempt at an equivalence between the nonexistent genocide with the very real Nazi industrial murder machine. Jew-haters such as he will have us believe there has been no Middle East settlement only because Israel will not permit a Palestinian state to live alongside it, and that the decades of terrorism Israel has suffered was occasioned only because the peaceful Palestinians have been frustrated by a...