Thursday, 19 August 2010

American Professor Charges Israel with Genocide -- Publisher Censors Title!

William A. Cook, professor of English at the University of La Verne in southern California, has charged the state of Israel with genocide -- but his publisher won't let him use the G word in the title of his new book!

Discussing the brand-new The Plight of the Palestinians: A Long History of Destruction on the Kevin Barrett show yesterday, Dr. Cook said that the publishers, Palgrave-McMillan, told him: "'We can't use the original title As the World Watches: Genocide in Palestine.'" Dr. Cook added that the book's contents, which provide ample proof that Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians, were not censored.

I asked Dr. Cook: "There does seem to be a taboo against calling what is being done to the Palestinians genocide. And yet, according to the internationally-accepted definition of I recall, there is a strong argument that it does fit what's happening in Palestine."

Dr Cook responded: More

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