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    • Lewis
    • 04.08.11 | 09:35 (IDT)

    One quarter of Israel's citizens are not Jewish, and almost all of these are Arab/Muslim and speak Arabic as their primary language. Point to one other country in the whole world that continually abuses, alienates, and disenfranchises large domestic minorities in this way. Not Canada, where the minority language French is co-equal with English. Not Switzerland, which is one of the most peaceful and prosperous nations in the world despite having two significant minority languages - French and Italian. And so on. The fact is that Israel is the only "democracy" in the whole world that treats its domestic minorities so badly. It's disgusting, as is your comment.

    from the article: Lawmakers seek to drop Arabic as one of Israel's official languages
    First published 02:14 04.08.11 | Last updated 02:14 04.08.11
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