#21 Duncan Part 3 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 01.09.07 | 04:07 (IDT)

    Now, leaving the flippancy aside, here's my serious answer, Duncan. D: "being a settler does not carry the death penalty under international law, so while they are there Israel has the obligation to stop them being illegally killed." And I totally agree. But Israel can not protect them by carrying out an illegal act i.e. building a wall to assist the long-term viability of an illegal settlement policy. This is what the IDF is *OBLIGED* to do: 1) Give protection to the settlers while it plans their evacuation 2) Give protection to the settlers while they are being loaded into the vehicles 3) Give protection to the settlers while the convoy leads them out of the WB and into Israel That *IS* giving the settlers the protection they are entitled to "while they are there". But you are twisting the concept of "obligation" to reach a conclusion that you want, but are refusing to admit to; the IDF must protect them SO THAT THEY CAN ILLEGALLY STAY.

    from the article: Failed marks in comprehension
    First published 00:00 27.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.08.07
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