Open University - Mustafa Kabha (Dept. of History)
quotes the imaginary "massacre" fabricated at the University of
Haifa by Ilan Pappe and Teddy Katz: "Tantur .. The worst Zionist
massacres in Palestine"
(Editor's note: all grammatical and spelling mistakes are as is from
the original post)
.. The worst Zionist massacres in Palestine
Sunday, May 25, 2008
Posted By Al-Jazeera and
trasnaled by NewsClock.com
A number of historians
Arabs and Jews in the statements of the Al-Jazeera shown that the
massacre that befell its memory Al-Tantur 60th anniversary, Friday,
is considered the worst massacres committed by Zionism in Palestine,
amounting to about eighty massacre.
The unit Alexander in the
Israeli army has perpetrated in the May 23 massacre against the
people of the village Al-Tantur eliminate the wake of its occupation
of Haifa, dislodging the population of the West Bank, Jordan, Syria
Historian Mustafa Kabha
pointed that the Israeli army chose to attack on the village of Al-Tantur
- with a population of 1500 people - being the weaker side in the
southern region of Haifa, because of its location on the
Mediterranean coast and being easy occupation unlike other
neighboring villages on the heights of Mount Carmal.
Referring to the Israeli
army targeted the village on the night of 22 May shelling from the
sea before the raids in the east in the same night.
He noted that the
occupation army chose Al-Tantur not very easy to attack, but it was
up to the Port of arms to the Palestinians. He said: "The massacre
left in the Al-Tantur great impact on the Palestinians in the
neighboring villages and paved the displacements."
In return the Israeli
historian Teddy Katz - who suffered a defamation lawsuit by the unit
after Alexander detect the circumstances of the massacre in Al-Tantur
Masters study at the University of Haifa in 1998 - that the
testimonies received by recalling the fall of 230 Palestinians in
The occupation army did
not stop the massacre deliberately displace people Al-Tantur.
Teddy Katz made it clear-
after University of Haifa withdrew its recognition of the his
academic post media uproar raised by the disclosure at the time -
that the dead Sukler a Jewish fields guard in that period had been
commissioned by the Israeli army to assume bury the dead, explaining
that he had counted the victims after the killing on the Beach and
within the cemetery.
For his part, said Ilan
door of the gravity of the massacre Al-Tantur and different from
other massacres in Palestine not only because of the size of its
victims but for the perpetration by Israel army one week after the
proclamation of the State of Israel.
The door to Al-Tantur
massacre that occurred about a month after the massacre of Deir
Yassin, aimed at achieving the goal of the Zionist Central
ethnically cleansing the country by force of arms and intimidation
of civilians and displaced.
The al-Haj Mahmoud Ahmad
Fawzi Tangier, one of the survivors of the massacre and who is
currently residing in the camp of Tulkarem that engulfed chills
whenever remembers how his family slaughtered sons and friends
before our very eyes.
Al-Tangy said which he
became eighty years old, Al-Jazaeera shown that people of the
village defended their village till midnight even carried their
ammunition in the morning.
Al-Tangy said that the
army separate men who were forced to kneel and among women and
children and the elderly, pointing out that one of the soldiers
sexually assault a girl of the family of Gabon, and her father tried
to help her but they stabbed him and killed him with a spears, while
the soldiers searched and robbed women of their money and jewelry.
Israel's army killed 230
Palestinians in the massacre Al-Tantur.
Al-Tangy remembered in
his way home searching for weapons the occupation soldiers opened
fire on him and on Abu Salim Abu- Alshuker(75 years).
He said: "When we got
home the door was closed, and the blood was coming through the under
the door, I thought that they have killed my mother, I start crying
and I find out that they killed my dog, I told them, I do not know
where my mother hid the weapon, they took me back to the coast and
they killed 2 elderly women and they are Izzat al-Haj and
The survivor of the
massacre that soldiers described as between twenty and thirty young
man near Beit Al-Yahya on the shore of the sea and killed them.
And shows how others and
ordered him to dig a trench along the forty-meter, three meters
wide, at a depth of one meter, and then began to take between eight
and ten men to transport the bodies and dump them ditch when he
tried Faisal Abu here, resistance and killed with spears guns.
He said, "If I lived a
thousand years I will not forget the faces of the soldiers had
appeared to me as death, and I'm sure they waited for periodic