The Entebbe Raid as recounted by Jeremy Corbyn

The BBC remembers the Entebbe Raid, narrated by Jeremy Corbyn Daily Freier

Forty years ago, an ad-hoc troupe of Palestinian activists and Germans with a passion for Social Justice staged a direct-action work stoppage, temporarily disrupting and re-routing scheduled air transportation from  Occupied Yafa Tel Aviv to Paris. This protest was not unlike how some of our more boisterous Trade Unionists might temporarily shut down the Bakerloo Line in an attempt to draw attention to the cutbacks enacted by today’s Neo-Thatcherite Government under Mr. Cameron.

The activists then took the passengers on an impromptu excursion to Uganda where they were hosted by a man I considered a friend, Idi Amin. Mr. Amin, who was in the midst of taking his country on a somewhat accelerated course toward true equality (with the unfortunate side effect of several hundred thousand deaths and the expulsion of the Indian minority), proved a gracious host. In order to better achieve a sense of Solidarity, the activists grouped the passengers into “working groups“, to include “Jews and Israelis” and “Everyone Else“. In order to better focus the Collective toward the goal of reducing Palestinian incarceration rates, “Everyone Else” was sent home, allowing for a true emphasis on the interaction between the Social Justice activists and the “Jews and Israelis“.

Mr. Amin received his guests with the traditional hospitality that he was known for, and allowed everyone to camp out at the Entebbe Airport, not unlike the Occupy protests around St. Paul’s Cathedral in 2011, but somehow not as filthy. Unfortunately, for reasons not entirely known, Israel did not appreciate the gesture and planned to disrupt Mr. Amin’s Conclave.  Instead of meeting with the Activists in the spirit of constructive dialogue, Israel went down a path that is all too familiar to those of us who care for Justice. The Israelis chose to violate the laws of an African State through an act of piracy. Incidentally, the man in charge was named “Netanyahu“. There are so many things that one could say about this gross violation of sovereignty, but I feel one must focus on the quite frankly racist Israeli action of disguising one of their soldiers as Mr. Amin.

Once again, Israel chose to go down the path of violence, missing a genuine opportunity to dialogue with those with whom it has disagreements. My friends in Hamas and Hezbollah could tell you more about this subject. If you will excuse me, I need to go. A MOMENTUM activist at a Labour Press Conference is about to harangue a female Jewish Labour MP until she leaves the room in tears and I need to be on hand in order to do nothing to help her.

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8 thoughts on “The Entebbe Raid as recounted by Jeremy Corbyn”

  1. Are you kidding us, an excursion a work stoppage , wtf, I don’t know what planet me Corbin, but not on mine. I do Amin was a dictator, cruel and destructive, even a cannibal. This was a hijacking and these individuals were out to create a tragedy which the Israeli government stopped. Unfortunately, an Israeli soldier died in the effort. Wake up UK you have a revisionist in charge.

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    1. This is a satire website, David, as you can find at the header of the page. Corbyn did not write this, though given that it’s meant to be a satire of how Corbyn actually speaks (and as someone with the displeasure of living in the same country as Corbyn, I can say it’s an accurate impression), I wouldn’t be surprised if Corbyn actually did spew crap like this. You’ve fallen prey to “Poe’s law”: “without a clear indicator of the author’s intent, parodies of extreme views will be mistaken by some readers or viewers for sincere expressions of the parodied views”. [Wikipedia]

      But the point of this satire is to emphasise how frequently Corbyn’s revisionism – and I like your use of the term to describe that – leads him to sympathise with tyrants and marginalise Jewish and Israeli oppression and suffering in superficially diplomatic terms. And it does that pretty damn well.

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  2. How come Mr Corbyn omitted to mention that all seven of the Social Justice Activists, along with almost 50 local peace keeping officials, were brutally slaughtered by this Netanyahu thug and his cohorts?

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  3. er, “Ferguson = Entebbe”. I demand you down tools to protest in “intersectional solidarity” with the 40 yr anniversary of the Zionist imperialist invasion of Uganda.

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