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Jewish Survivor The Nazi Mascot

Posted by Glezele Vayne on April 11, 2009

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THIS DAY April 11

Posted by Shiva on April 11, 2009

Todays Picture
THE PICTURE THAT SHOCKED THE WORLD Israeli girls write messages on a shell at a heavy artillery position near Kiryat Shmona, in northern Israel, next to the Lebanese border,
HOW MANY PEOPLE SAW THIS PICTURE
Israeli soldiers examine the damage, caused by a rocket, fired from Lebanon, at a cemetery in the northern town of Kiryat Shmona

NOW IN THIS CEMETERY ARE MANY REMAINS OF THE VICTIMS FROM THE FOLLOWING OUTRAGE THAT OCCURED ON A DREADFUL NIGHT

April 11, 1974, a team of three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command penetrated the Israeli border town of Kiryat Shmona from Lebanon.

Although they had apparently been instructed to take hostages, they instead entered an apartment building and killed all eighteen residents they found there, including nine children. The terrorists then barricaded themselves in one of the apartments and were eventually killed in an exchange of fire with Israeli forces.

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THIS DAY April 10

Posted by Shiva on April 11, 2009

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April 10 2009: Kashgar, China. Two people executed where Thursday for what a court described as an attempt to sabotage the Beijing Olympics with an attack in the far-west region of Xinjiang that killed 17 police, state media reported.
Abdurahman Azat, 34, and Kurbanjan Hemit, 29, were found guilty of a “terrorist attack on a frontier city’s border police that left 17 dead.” The attack came despite tightened security ahead of the Summer Games last August.
Before the attack, they wrote a letter saying they had to wage “holy war,” and their mission was more important than their lives and mothers, Xinhua quoted a local Communist Party official as saying in August.
The attackers rammed a truck into dozens of police on a morning training run on Aug. 4 in the oasis city of Kashgar, following up their attack with explosives, a home-made gun and knives, state-run media reported at the time.
China had warned of unrest by groups seeking to exploit the world’s attention on China in the run-up to the hugely successful Beijing Olympics, which in the end passed off without incident.

Execution ‘publicized’ at local stadium

The Kashgar court said the two men had “carried out the terrorist attack on Aug. 4 to sabotage the Beijing Olympic Games,” Xinhua reported. Their execution was “publicized” at a meeting of some 4,000 officials and residents in a local stadium, Read the rest of this entry »

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