Thursday, November 29, 2018

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • Elder of Ziyon
Among all the news about Israel establishing relations with African and Arab countries, the idea that Sudan is one of them is not being greeted with the same joy as other African nations and Oman.

Sudan, after all, has been one of the worst human rights violators in history.

TOI gives some realpolitik reasons for Israel to be interested in such ties with Sudan that are not altogether convincing:

A senior Israeli official told Channel 10 that Déby’s visit was laying the groundwork for normalizing ties with Muslim-majority countries Sudan, Mali and Niger.

According to the report, Israel’s diplomatic push in Africa is driven in part by a desire to ease air travel to Latin America. Flying in the airspace of traditionally hostile African countries — namely Chad and Sudan — would allow airlines to offer faster, more direct flights between Israel and the continent.

Flying directly from Israel to Brazil over Sudan could shave some four hours off the average journey, which currently takes at least 17 hours, and requires a stopover in either Europe or North America.

Israel has long been wary of Sudan, which was traditionally seen as close to Iran. However, in early 2017, Khartoum joined Sunni Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in severing its ties with the Islamic Republic.

At the time, the country also appeared to make overtures toward Israel. Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said in a 2016 interview that Sudan was open to the idea of normalizing ties with Israel in exchange for lifting US sanctions on Khartoum. According Hebrew-language media reports at the time, Israeli diplomats tried to drum up support for Sudan in the international community after it severed its ties to Tehran.

In 2009, the International Criminal Court also issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, relating to the bloody conflict in the western Darfur region.

Some lines should not be crossed.

But I saw an article from Sudan which didn't even try to hide its antisemitism behind "anti-Zionism" which opposed the rumored agreement - because Israel is such an awful violator of human rights!


 We are not subject to slavery and tyranny of rulers who violate human rights and disbelieve in democracy and freedom of expression .. And normalization with the Jews by authoritarian force and oppression and imprisonment of violations of citizens' rights .. ...

It is the skill of the Jews to serve the cause of falsehood .. that Netanyahu visited the Prime Minister of the enemy Sultanate of Oman to serve the Iranian plot in Yemen and others .. Did  Iran  denounce the visit? Has Hezbollah, the ally of Iran, denounced the visit and was it mentioned by Hassan Nasrallah in his anti-Gulf speech? Has the Iranian-backed Houthi group, which raises the slogan of death to America and Israel, rebelled? No .. No .. No.

This is because the real, effective, historical and inevitable alliance includes Israel, Iran, and the Syrian government.

> But what will the Jewish occupation benefit from Sudan and what will Sudan benefit from? Do you have information.? Of course not. So the Sudanese government, people, opposition and rebellion can not offer one excuse to justify normalization with the dirtiest of God's creation at all .. With whom Allah has forbidden them to establish a state and rule with the testimony of their rabbis, they are like a sect that has no sovereignty over a land in this world. We knew this before the testimony of their rabbis.
It is always interesting to see how Arab states have learned to hide their antisemitism over the years by pretending that they have nothing against Jews, but the more far-flung Islamic countries are not used to the Western pushback on open antisemitism so they haven't yet read the memo.

By the way, just to show how little the world cares about human rights when a Western country cannot be blamed, the Wikipedia article on Sudan's human rights issues has not been updated since 2009.





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