The Hypocrisy of Solidarity – Gaza to Ferguson

TIMES OF ISRAEL
by Kasim Hafeez
December 15, 2014

As Ferguson, Missouri felt the full impact of waves of unrest which began with the shooting of Michael Brown, and once again flared up when Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot Brown, was not indicted, issues of race and justice sadly manifested themselves in the form of violence and looting in many US cities. Another reprehensible outcome, which shocked even those of us accustomed to battling anti-Israel sentiment and anti-Semitism, was that many anti-Israel activists drew parallels between the situation in Ferguson and that in Gaza, and co-opted the tragedy, joining demonstrations to push their own agenda. READ MORE

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