# 1 Fox. The Occupation is a sin and a crime. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nick Ferriman
    • 25.12.07 | 16:34 (IST)

    Dear Fox, Occupation is a sin. It contravenes the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document born of the Holocaust. THe UDHR was written precisely so we could identify clearly when people's freeedoms are taken away, when they are enslaved, and when they are murdered en masse. Isreal is conducting a brutal suppression of the right to self-determintation of the Palestinians. The right to self-determination is Article One of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights. It is the legal interpretation of the UDHR and is international law. Therefore, the Occupation is not only immoral, it is also illegal. Any attempts to say otherwise are a rejection of the experience of the Holocaust, and a rejection of the trial of Nazis for war crimes. Regards

    from the article: Let there be peace
    First published 00:00 25.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.12.07
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