#114 Gina , Israelis will never be safe behind a wall... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 06.11.05 | 21:26 (IST)

    Gina-- The Israelis will never be safe behind a wall as long as its army oppresses the Palestinian people and maintains illegal settlements on Palestinian land. This is in violation of the UN242 and the Fourth Geneva Convention. Besides in our moral societies the needs of one group of people cannot supercede or infringe on the rights and needs of another group of people. This was the ruling also handed down by the ICJ in the Hague. Dutch P.S. Please note what the late Edward Siad said about power and security and freedom: "Power, after all, is not just military strength. It is the social power that comes from democracy, the cultural power that comes from freedom of expression and research, the personal power that entitles every Arab (Israeli) citizen to feel that he or she is in fact a citizen, and not just a sheep in some great shepherd's flock." - Edward Said (1935 - 2003)

    from the article: Demons in the skies of the Gaza Strip
    First published 00:00 06.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 06.11.05
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