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    • BDS
    • 12.12.09 | 00:14 (IST)

    There is no 'occupied Ireland'. The Republic is an independent state with a seat at the UN. Northern Ireland is part of the UK, its people are UK citizens with MPs in the UK Parliament. It also has a local Assembly and a power sharing executive for devolved matters. The main nationalist party is in that executive. Compare that with the situation in the West Bank. Why would you want to protect Israeli settlers, anyway? They're just a bunch of racist thugs, armed and dangerous, living in illegal settlements on stolen land.

    from the article: U.K. government urges businesses: Label products from settlements
    First published 22:13 10.12.09 | Last updated 07:31 11.12.09
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