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Aug 6, 2014

Said Musa Protests Ongoing Gaza Conflict

Today, while attention was on the BML workers in front of court, there was another small protest taking place in Central Park. Small protest – but big motive and big message! The men and women were speaking out against the killing of men, women and children in Palestine caused by the unrest between Palestine and Israel. That unrest has resulted in almost a month of constant fighting and at least two thousand dead, most of them Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. One familiar face in the protesters today was that of former Prime Minister Said Musa. He told News Five that while he joined today’s effort in part because of his Palestinian roots, it is about much more than that – it’s about standing up and taking a stance against the senseless killing of innocents.

 

Said Musa, Protestor

Said Musa

“In Gaza, Palestine, over one thousand nine hundred innocent civilians have been bombed and killed. Belize is part of the world community and we should express our outrage and shock at this senseless killing that is going on because we want the world to pay attention to what is happening in Belize as well….all the senseless killing of young people and children taking place within our country. Senseless, senseless that murder taking place in our country and we believe that the Gaza situation should shock the conscience of the world and that is why I am out here. And also of course the fact remains that I have Palestinian heritage in my upbringing. My father was a Palestinian. My family on my father’s side have been dispossessed from their land and driven out of their land so I have every reason to show my concern. But it all comes back to the fact that I am a Belizean and as Belizeans, like the rest of the world, we should protest and show our deep concern about what is going on in Gaza, in Palestine, and indeed hopefully the world will pay attention to what is happening in our region as well with the senseless killing that is taking place because we have to address this situation that is in existence. It is completely out of control and the government seem unable to be able to deal with the…look at the situation with the poor girl that they found in the cemetery.”

 

Reporter

“Do you think that Hamas should bear some of the responsibility as to what is taking place in the country? There have been reports that Hamas is responsible for killing even children and some of their own people and using their people as a buffer.”

 

Said Musa

“Well certainly the reports that Hamas has been killing its own people have been proven to be a lie. In fact, the Israeli government and the US media at first was saying that it was the Hamas rocket that backfired and hit that UN school that killed hundreds of, scores of young people and children, it has now been proven that that was a bomb attack that came from Israel. And the United Nation has now confirmed that. So we have to be careful with watching US propaganda in our country because often times, the news is very distorted.”

 

The Israeli army and Palestinian militant group Hamas have declared a seventy-two hour ceasefire brokered by the Egyptians. As we told you, as many as two thousand killed in the fighting – most of them Palestinian woman and children. 

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17 Responses for “Said Musa Protests Ongoing Gaza Conflict”

  1. Ricky Malthus says:

    The Europeans who converted to the Jewish faith are not Semites and they will have no mercy in killing unarmed indigenous Arab women and children just to steal their land and oppressed them . The immigrant European converts are baby killers and they want to remove all Arabs from their own land to fight their self-serving definition of terrorism. The government of Belize must not become subservient to the vile intents of European Jewry like the US government which has sold its soul to the devil Jew. I know that SAID is Palestinian and I empathize with his feelings for his people. I want him and the Francis Fonseca to morph this caring for Palestinians also for the poor, oppressed, unemployed Belizeans who are worse off than the people of Palestine under Barrow and the UDP.

  2. Teddy Steinway says:

    “Here’s the difference between us. We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.”
    - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

  3. Ricky Malthus says:

    Netanyahu(Satanyahu) is just a rightwing clown whose people immigrated from Russia just like the rest of the converts from Europe . United Nations and Britain with mandate for Palestine and using the Balfour Declaration committed a gross injustice by allowing the creation of Israel. The United must, in name of justice, dismantle this terrorist state and return all the Eupopeans to Poland, Germany, France, Russia, Canada, Australia, etc. . It is shameful and disgraceful for these people to occupy the Arabs’ lands. This is the first root of the problem in the Middle East. The others stem from this first act of aggression and theft condone by UN and USA and Britain and France.

  4. Hutzpik Kike says:

    @Teddy Steinway—Do you really believe that or are you trolling big time ?? Don’t troll on this board. And go make a baby. After you have children you’ll stop mindlessly regurgitating poppycock, and [if you weren't trolling] lose your sophomoric view of the plight of Palestinian children.

  5. Junior says:

    That land has changed hands and claimed by different faiths for thousands of years. To say it is Arab land is a farce. In fact Judaism was in place hundred of years even before the Islamic Religion was even conceived. Turkey lost the land in WW2 in which Britain took over. If Palestinians would not have started to sell their land and if the surrounding countries hadn’t attacked Israel and lost in the 6 day war then Israel would not have increased 4 times in size as it has. You rattle the hornet’s nest then expect to be stung. You cannot call and claim for peace when you harbor terrorists such as Hamas who’s utter purpose is for the destruction of Israel.

  6. ?? says:

    Hamas’ hatred of Israel is far greater than their love of the Palestinians whom they are willing to sacrifice in their quest to obliterate all Jews and the country of Israel. Money and materials are sent to Palestine for relief and rebuilding, but it is sucked up by Hamas for their own purposes, weaponry and tunnels.

  7. Peace says:

    HAMAS is literally the reason the Palestinians suffer. It is up to PALESTINE to solve their HAMAS problem. Eradicate HAMAS and Palestine can have peace

  8. Double Standard says:

    Where are all the criticisms from European countries and the U.N.regarding the slaughter of civilians (Christians) in Iraq and Syria? Always the double standard where Israel is concerned.

  9. reatph says:

    if you are in someone house choking them and they start to kick and scratch you how can you say that it is their fault??????????????????
    YES! It is their fault.
    It is their fault for letting you in in the first place.
    Watch out Belizeans the Guatemalans are making a soft invasion. Pretty soon they will be in our politics like the CHINEY MAN IN THE CITY COUNCIL.
    If you want peace you must be prepared for war. Belize should one of the Israeli law where everyone must be military trained from birth.

    reatph

  10. CEO says:

    Israel is doing the same things to others that they claim was so bad when Germany did it to them!

    The oppressor always blame the oppressed for the mess in which they find themselves. The Israels are no different. They have moved form the oppressed to oppressor! Hamas is not the problem Peace! Maybe you should do a little research and understand a bit of the history and how Israel came into existence.

  11. Tough says:

    @double standard…..Always a double standard where Israel AND CHRISTIANS are concerned.

  12. Sam says:

    I believe Musa is a Hamas Allie, which is classified as a terrorist group. Israel has all the right to defend there home land. People in Gaza voted in Hamas hence they are with Hamas, in just the same way people in Belize voted, meny CORRUPTED UDP ministers, hence we get what we put in

  13. Belizean says:

    If Said Musa can so boldly defy Israel, let him go to Gaza and see that Gaza is a nest of terrorists. Why should Israel negotiate with terrorists? As a matter of fact, its a complete distortion to think that we can compare our situation to Gaza/Israel conflict. Said M omits answering to the question on how Hamas shields itself with innocent children and women. Here’s a fact:

    Israel first became a nation in 1312 B.C., two thousand years before the rise of Islam! Seven hundred and twenty-six years later, in 586 B.C., these first ancient Jews in the land of Israel (Judea) were overrun and Israel’s First Jewish Temple (Solomon’s Temple) on Jerusalem’s Old City Temple Mount was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar, king of ancient Babylon. Many of the Jews were killed, enslaved or expelled; however many were allowed to remain. These Jews along with their progeny and other Jews, who would resettle over the next 500 years, rebuilt the Nation of Israel and also a Second Temple in Jerusalem on the same site as Solomon’s Temple. Thus, the claim that Jews suddenly appeared fifty years ago, right after the Holocaust, and drove out the Arabs is preposterous!

  14. bzerebel says:

    what a bunch of simple minded fools…all of you.

  15. history minded says:

    When Belize campaigned for the international support from the United Nations (UN) to achieve self-independence, Israel was not Belize’s ally. In fact, Israel was one of the main suppliers of arms and ammunitions to Guatemala. This created a mood of war during the 1970s (see Shoman 2010, pp. 107, 137, 146).

    Due to our historical experience we should be the most sympathetic to the plight of the Palestinians.

    Belize now has official diplomatic relations with one of the most loyal military ally of Guatemala. This is despite the fact that Israel refused to vote in our favor during the independence campaign. We are now showing affection to the state which provided arms and ammunitions that could have led to our dissolution as nation. As Evan X Hyde said the “This makes no sense. The friend of my enemy cannot possibly be my friend” (The Publisher, 2014).

    The activists should be applauded.

    See this:

    http://belizeanminds.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-unholy-alliance-between-belize-and.html

  16. ORIGINALMAYA says:

    Like one person said earlier some of you act as though you have no children. when the African slaves came to Belize the Maya was here, they did not kick them out and say this is my land we are the original ppl. They lived in peace with the other groups who came here. In Palestine the jews are killing thousands of innocent children, elderly and women. how can some of you act so ignorant like oh well that’s the Jews land so does that justify killing ppl. Some of you shouldn’t even comment if you have nothing good to say. You sound as if you have no heart. May God remind you of your comments when your seeking his mercy. And how could another person say Musa is working with Hamas, Be careful what you say mien. Your messing with ppl’s reputation. Just because he is speaking the truth doesn’t means he is apart of Hamas. Sounds like some of you have been listening to a little tooo much American media. Your soo easily brain washed mien. try listening to other news medias ok especially the ones on the ground in Palestine risking their lives for the truth, not making up them in secret meetings. Hasn’t American media told you enough lies. By the way I am Belizean to the bone, I could trace my ancestors before slavery came to Belize. and even before they were here I am sure someone else was here. This is no one’s land only God’s and He can erase you anytime He will’s.

  17. Your mama says:

    Said Musa – I am surprise that you are so ignorant and do not see the truth behind these ridiculous people, Hamas. They are killing their own brothers, women, and innocent children. You should be ridiculed for such a silly statement. You are blinded by your ignorance and antisemitism views. I support Israel. I am waiting for when Guatemala invades our Belize and start killing innocent people and see what your thoughts of defense would be. I hope this blog makes it to you or it should be publicized with a headline “Musa’s rage against Israel,” as this is exactly what he said.

    Talking about propaganda… what do you think Musa is doing? Contradicting his own words.

    You are an idiot and you have lost a vote from my end. Wait I never voted… Silly Musa!!!

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