• @Samsy@lemmy.ml
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    114 months ago

    History is written by the winners. And they decide what was a crime and what was self defense.

      • TheMongoose
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        44 months ago

        Christ, the Gammons would canonise Churchill if they could, and the man was a monster.

      • @NateNate60@lemmy.ml
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        -44 months ago

        “War criminal” is not a term applied liberally to describe people who presided over bad things. It is a term defined by treaty in international law.

            • @atomkarinca
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              134 months ago

              the colonial occupation means a continuous state of war, so it makes it a war crime. maybe you should stop being a debatebro.

            • @masquenox@lemmy.ml
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              94 months ago

              You’d be better off arguing a case of genocide instead.

              You mean… that thing people who know better have been accusing Israel off since the very start?

                • @masquenox@lemmy.ml
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                  84 months ago

                  Nobody is in the clear right and nobody is blameless.

                  No matter what anyone has done - it is Israel (and it’s western backers) that carries full responsibility for what occurs here. Period.

                • Clever_Clover [she/her]
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                  74 months ago

                  if a state was perpetuating apartheid (a crime against humanity), ethnic cleansing, and a genocide against your people, where you have most likely personally known/were related to someone who was killed or severely injured by that state

                  don’t you think you’d be just a little bit teeny tiny little bit more radical?

                  also, do not equate colonizers to the colonized, one is there to displace and oppress, one is the indigenous population that was ethnically cleansed and massacred.

            • 2Password2Remember [he/him]
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              74 months ago

              “ackshually he only committed genocide, not war crimes!!! 🤓” Jesus Christ you’re such a fucking redditor, shut up nerd

              Death to America

              • @NateNate60@lemmy.ml
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                14 months ago

                Exactly what I’m saying. And no, I don’t find it wrong at all to think this way. I’m sorry if you were angered or offended in some way by my previous comment.