#178 Erica, it isn't a matter of Israeli largesse - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 20.01.10 | 11:37 (IST)

    Israel is the OCCUPYING POWER, and as such it has obligations under International Law towards all 1.5 million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip. It can not abrogate those responsibilities merely because Hamas shoots dinky little bottle rockets into the Negev desert. Hamas has, at most, 10,000 men under arms. What about the remaining 149,000 Gazans, Erica? Why does Israel have to impose a collective punishment on *them* because some dudes in black pygama's insist on shooting those fizzy whizbangs to annoy the likes of Bibi and Ehud?

    from the article: Israel's compassion in Haiti can't hide our ugly face in Gaza
    First published 01:09 18.01.10 | Last updated 09:26 18.01.10
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