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Why are the medias all over the worlds buzzing with the story that Israel is the world leader in COVID-19 vaccinations?

New Congresswoman Marie Newman tweeted, “The Netanyahu administration has a moral and humanitarian obligation to ensure that both Israelis & Palestinians have access to vaccines.

Tell progressive Congress members to condemn Israeli medical apartheid.

Update:

@Anonymous 2 : In the international law, when a country govern or invade another country they have the obligation to treat the civilian population as Geneva accord, otherwise they are out laws, here you are agreeing on Israel Apartheid system applied to Palestinian population.

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  • 3 months ago
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    Palestine has been forgotten about by the world press, but that is no surprise. 

    Israel is not living up to its obligation to vaccinate Palestinians as well, who are living under Israeli military occupation. It is medical apartheid. You are correct, BravoSierra.  

  • BMCR
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    "Why are the medias all over the worlds buzzing with the story that Israel is the world leader in COVID-19 vaccinations?"

    Because it is factually true.

    See https://ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations

    As of today (Jan 14th), Israel has vaccinated 23.6% of its citizens.

    For the same reason why here in Canada the media is buzzing about the fact that we are only at 1.1% despite being the country located right next door to the country that is producing the vaccines.

    "New Congresswoman Marie Newman tweeted...""

    Because, of course, what an AMERICAN congressperson thinks (especially an unseasoned ones) matters regarding Israeli policy. (That was sarcasm BTW.)

    "In the international law, when a country govern or invade another country they have the obligation to treat the civilian population "

    Aside from the fact that the use of the words "another country" has no relevance here, according to your "logic" Israel would then be required to actually RUN the hospitals in Gaza. After all, if Israel really has such an obligation to the health and wellbeing of the Gazan population, that should not only apply to vaccinations but to ALL matters regarding their health and wellbeing, no?

    But the truth of the matter is that the Gazans are in control of their hospitals. Israel is under no obligation to operate or supply those hospitals. So, why all of a sudden are you making an exception to one specific vaccine?

    All Israel is required to do in such a case is to not stand in the way of supplies to Gazan hospitals. And guess what? It is NOT doing so.

    And of course, we encounter "the A word" again where the anti Israel crank claims there is discrimination on ethnic grounds and then, of course, has to ignore the fact that there IS no such discrimination to Israeli Arabs.

  • Robert
    Lv 6
    3 months ago

    Hello BravoSierra,

    If so, the likely reason is that being the news media, they tend to report news.

    There is no evidence of any apartheid in, or by, Israel; nor of any "medical apartheid". 

    Vexed at the President Trump peace initiative, the "Palestinian Authority" aka "Fatah" refused to communicate with Israel over the coronavirus vaccines, and instead made their own arrangements:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/world/the-pales...

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    "[...] the Palestinian leadership refused to even talk to Israel when the latter was ordering vaccine doses, let alone coordinate a complex rollout operation. Before that, the UN’s official news site published an article titled: “COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation. [...]” 

    Extract source:

    https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/when-a...

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    In his question-details the Asker wrote:

    "[...] when a country govern or invade another country [...]"

    "Govern":

    As an attempt at “land for peace” (Oslo Accords) Israel gave the "Palestinian" Arabs autonomy of the West Bank (40%) and all of Gaza; nobody forced the "Palestinian" Arabs to sign the agreement. The Oslo Accords could have lead to statehood for the "Palestinian" Arabs but they have this little difficulty, namely that following the Oslo Accords they continued with their terrorism and in falsely-claiming ALL the land. 

    "Invade":

    There has never been an indigenous “Palestine” / Arab sovereign state in the land of Israel, that Israel could have invaded. The result of the 1967 Six Day War was that Israel recovered the West Bank from Jordanian control: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jordanian_annexation...

    The Arabs / “Palestinian Arabs”, since dropped the name “Arab” because they do not want you to understand they mostly originate from Foreign-Arab-Migrant-Workers who came to the land of Israel just prior to, and during the British Mandate, to take advantage of higher wages through Jewish returnee-exiles:

    http://theettingerreport.com/arab-migration-shaped... 

    The “Palestinian” Arabs did not start calling themselves “Palestinians” / “Palestinian people, the”, until the 1960’s because till then they considered themselves Arab. In 1964 they decided on the new description because fitted with their intention to steal the land of Israel from its indigenous Jews:

    https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11401/palestini...

    Brief historical background:

    Using “Palestine” to negate the name Israel for the land is misleading, as there has never been any indigenous sovereign state of “Palestine”. The only valid name for the land belongs to the Jewish indigenous sovereign states before the Re-establishment of Israel in 1948: “Israel” or “Judah”.

    The Jewish People are the indigenous people of their ancestral homeland of Israel with unbroken presence there since Biblical times:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographic_history_...

    The Jewish People have had an unbroken presence in their ancestral homeland of Israel since Biblical times, and also previous sovereign states in the land for example - Map of the post-Biblical Jewish Hasmonean Kingdom of Judah (aka Judea) including: West Bank, Gaza, and Golan Heights, capital (what is now EAST) Jerusalem / “Old City”; between 110 BCE / 754 BH and 63 BCE / 706 BH:

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4...

    I hope this helps.

    Robert.

     

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  • 3 months ago

    Since all of them jewrabs are masters of subterfuge I bet they "vaccinated" themselves with pure saline solution, only to gain some white folk attention.

    They are all 100% genuine, true and original paresites.

    That's why they been kicked outta192 countries until today.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Well, it's true: Israeli citizens have been good in this area. Keep in mind that the overall number includes Israeli Jews and Israeli Arabs, who may or may not identify as Palestinian in some way. 

    When it comes to those in the West Bank and Gaza... actually, agreements exist that do place healthcare more so in the hands of the Palestinian leaders. It's those leaders who are EXPLICITLY stating that they do not want any vaccines from the Israelis. If Israel offers them any, they'll turn it down: They've literally said it!  I've heard others look at the criticism of Israel here and ask what Israel is supposed to do, just inject Palestinians without consent? Wouldn't that be bad? It's almost like some people are just looking to criticize Israel no matter what, and discount their actions no matter how good or bad they are.

  • Jeff D
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Palestine claims to be independent and attacks Israel.  Furthermore, the Palestinian Authority apparently hasn’t requested that Israel provide access to the vaccine.

  • 3 months ago

    This is false. 

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    Israel is doing what it should do.

    It is vaccinating Isreali Arabs and Jews.

    If Palestinians want the Vaccine, they should ask Hamas to buy some rather than buying Missiles.

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    The have free vaccines for every citizen in the country...and they are taking the vaccines without any fight.

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