Beit Daras and a buried history of massacres

Few with any sense of intellectual or historical integrity would still question the bloody massacre that took place in the village of Deir Yassin 65 years ago, which claimed the lives of over 100 innocent Palestinians. Attempts at covering up the massacre have been dwarfed by grim details revealed by well-respected historians, including some of Israel’s own.

Even narratives offered by historians such as Benny Morris – an honest researcher who remained committed to Zionism despite the ghastly history he had himself uncovered – presented a harrowing version of the events that unfolded on that day.

Ramzy Baroud

Asia Times Online

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