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Cruz, Bardem and Almodůvar denounce Israel over Gaza [Why Are They Not Shunned?]
Guardian (UK) ^ | July 30, 2014 | Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Posted on 07/30/2014 9:11:28 PM PDT by Steelfish

Cruz, Bardem and Almodóvar denounce Israel over Gaza In an open letter, some of Spain's biggest film personalities call on EU to condemn Israel's military actions against Gaza

Ben Beaumont-Thomas 30 July 2014

Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz, who have denounced Israel's military campaign against Gaza. Photograph: Dave M Benett/WireImage A group of Spain's biggest film personalities, including Penélope Cruz, Pedro Almodóvar and Javier Bardem, have written an open letter in a Spanish newspaper denouncing Israel's bombing of Gaza.

The letter calls for the EU to "condemn the bombing by land, sea and air against the Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip... 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."

They lamented the "physical, moral, psychological" effect that the attacks are having on the people of Gaza, and also called for an end to the Israeli blockade that restricts what can be taken across the Gaza border.

(Excerpt) Read more at theguardian.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antisemite

1 posted on 07/30/2014 9:11:28 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Anti-Semitism is on a roll. The Nazis have risen from the dead. This is like “The Night of the Nazi Zombies”.


2 posted on 07/30/2014 9:13:50 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Steelfish

From (the RED) Guardian. Natch.


3 posted on 07/30/2014 9:15:00 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Steelfish
That title almost gave me a heart attack!

Leni

4 posted on 07/30/2014 9:15:11 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Combined US Senate & House has completely lost its voice, its compass, its patriotism & its soul!)
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To: MinuteGal

There are probably millions of Cruz’s running around, but only one Ted Cruz.


5 posted on 07/30/2014 9:17:07 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Steelfish

They’re shunned by me, but I can’t control what other people do or think.


6 posted on 07/30/2014 9:21:18 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: MinuteGal
I had the same reaction. Even with his undue praise of Mandela, he just could not go that far, I think.
7 posted on 07/30/2014 9:22:19 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Steelfish
Israel should flip everyone a very public finger and proceed to extinguish the Pali’s for good.

And while they're at it, teach Iran a lesson that it will take centuries to forget.

8 posted on 07/30/2014 9:25:25 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Steelfish

Funny how they don’t condemn ISIS for slaughtering Christians in Iraq and now apparently also in India..they don’t condemn Boko Haram for slaughtering men, women, and children by burning them alive..and how about those Nigerian girls, guess no one cares about them anymore..yet when Israel defends herself, you see these no name morons who are desperate for some fans coming out of the woodwork to bash Israel. I tell ya what, I will give Penelope Cruz 5 bucks if she can locate Gaza on a map


9 posted on 07/30/2014 9:26:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Steelfish

Do these jerks who make believe for a living realize that Spain is at the top of the radical islamist’s radar?


10 posted on 07/30/2014 9:28:39 PM PDT by golf lover (goingf)
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To: golf lover

Maybe the next time they appear on the Red Carpet we need to let loose Joan Rivers on them.


11 posted on 07/30/2014 9:35:25 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: golf lover

They totally forget history.....much of which has been re-written.


12 posted on 07/30/2014 9:35:46 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Steelfish
Bardem and Cruz are about to discover that Jew hatred is endemic to Europe, but not to the United States.

I will never watch or pay for another movie they appear in.

The English actors Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman and Vanessa Redgrave also walk the thin line between supporting Palestinians and hating Jews.

If they have commented on the Israel/Hamas War, I have not read about it.

13 posted on 07/30/2014 9:36:41 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Don’t bother. She would spend it on a trendy, pretentious latte.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 9:41:49 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Steelfish

Coming from a bunch of narcissistic line readers whose job description is nothing more than playing make-believe, this is what passes for deep intellectual thought? And to think when I was a kid I was made fun of for believing pro wrestling was real.


15 posted on 07/30/2014 9:42:01 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: MinuteGal

Yeah, I thought the same thing for a second. WHEW!


16 posted on 07/30/2014 9:42:52 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Steelfish
Was one of the signers named "Torquemada" by any chance?


17 posted on 07/30/2014 9:44:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: golf lover
Re: “Spain is at the top of the radical Islamist’s radar”

No problem.

Bardem and Cruz will move to America, vote Socialist, and continue to hate Jews and Israel.

18 posted on 07/30/2014 9:44:16 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: dfwgator

Spainish Inqusition?


19 posted on 07/30/2014 9:47:50 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

A generation of adults don’t seem to realize/know that the Nazi’s in WWII had great friends in the oil fields of the Ukraine. USA bombers were lost trying to take out the supply of oil. Nazis like Soros were involved in the war then and are involved there now. It seems like the USA cannot get unhitched from evils such as communism and/or fascism.


20 posted on 07/30/2014 9:48:06 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Funny, ISIS plans to retake Spain ASAP.


21 posted on 07/30/2014 9:48:10 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: virgil

You weren’t expecting it?


22 posted on 07/30/2014 9:48:30 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: BunnySlippers

Yep, we’ll see what they’ll do when it’s Al-Andalus again.


23 posted on 07/30/2014 9:49:03 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Im convinced the reason some of these celebriTURDS are doing this is because they think its now “Cool” to hate Israel, they want more fans..they don’t care about the Jewish fans they might lose because they will make up for it with new Arab fans..that is why they are doing it, for fame..if these idiots were around in the 30s they would be calling Hitler a good guy


24 posted on 07/30/2014 9:50:24 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Steelfish

Movie people. What DON’T they know?


25 posted on 07/30/2014 9:55:30 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: MinuteGal

Me too!!


26 posted on 07/30/2014 9:57:15 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Steelfish

I have no use for Spain anyway. They burned Jews at the stake, subjected them to horrific acts of torture, confiscated their goods, expelled them wholesale from their country in 1492, and now they give us Peanutty-pee Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem. Who gives a fig what 2 shallow celebs have to say?


27 posted on 07/30/2014 10:16:29 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: FlingWingFlyer
this is not anti-semitism. Is it anti-Israel or leftist. Those 3 terms tend to align quite often, but not always.

Also, since these are film personalities, I would consider this "stupid people saying stupid things" and ignore them

28 posted on 07/30/2014 10:37:00 PM PDT by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

exactly — low iq idiots


29 posted on 07/30/2014 10:37:51 PM PDT by Cronos (Obama’s dislike of Assad is not based on Assad’s brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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To: Cronos

Did these people speak out against Putin in the Ukraine?

Why are they picking on Israel?

I’m sorry, it is anti-semitism in their case.


30 posted on 07/30/2014 10:38:03 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Steelfish

Did they denounce Gaza’s bombing of Israel as well?


31 posted on 07/30/2014 10:40:14 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Steelfish

If the Palestinians want peace, why do they execute anti-war protesters?


32 posted on 07/30/2014 10:46:04 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Steelfish
Oh, just STFU!
33 posted on 07/30/2014 10:47:51 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Cronos; flaglady47
"I would.....just ignore them."

Get a grip. Silence can mean acquiescence. Freepers know what lack of pushback meant with a mute President Bush. We're still suffering from it and WILL suffer from it for a long time.

These three anti-Israeli no-names deserve shunning....i.e. boycotting of whatever they do, whatever they produce, wherever they appear or whatever they endorse.

Leni

34 posted on 07/31/2014 3:23:24 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Combined US Senate & House has completely lost its voice, its compass, its patriotism & its soul!)
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To: dfwgator
You weren’t expecting it?

No one does.

35 posted on 07/31/2014 5:40:32 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: Steelfish

These islamist facilitators evidently want the return of Al Andalus.


36 posted on 07/31/2014 6:00:43 AM PDT by onedoug
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