Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Blast Israel's 'Genocide' Campaign
Married movie star couple Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz joined director Pedro Almodovar to denounce Israel's campaign of self defense in Gaza. THR reports that in an open letter published in a Spanish newspaper, the trio denounced Israel’s Gaza campaign as "genocide."
In the open letter, they demanded a cease-fire by the Israeli military and urged Israel to "lift the blockade, which the Gaza Strip has suffered for more than a decade."
The letter also said: "Gaza is living through horror these days, besieged and attacked by land, sea, and air. Palestinians' homes are being destroyed, they are being denied water, electricity [and] free movement to their hospitals, schools, and fields while the international community does nothing."
The entertainers blamed the new round of violence in the Middle East on the occupation of Palestinian land by Israel, which, the letter said, "continues to advance into and invade the Palestinian territories instead of returning to the 1967 borders."
Last week THR reported that Hollywood's cowardly Jewish community is staying silent in their support of Israel. This allows moral illiterates like Bardem and Cruz to fill the Hollywood vacuum with their poison.
The Gaza campaign started after Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired thousands of rockets aimed at Israeli citizens. Once the Israeli campaign in Gaza began, dozens of tunnels were found that the terrorists intended to use to murder and kidnap Israeli civilians. Using supplies meant to house their own people, the terrorists dug tunnels from Gaza into Israel, including one that opened into an Israeli school.
Hamas is targeting civilians.
Israel is not.
Palestinian civilians are dying because Hamas uses their own people as human shields. Even after Israel warns civilians of incoming strikes aimed at terrorists and weaponry, Hamas orders them to stay.
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