#4 Chris - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yitz
    • 24.09.09 | 16:56 (IDT)

    Chris says, "Israel cannot benefit either fiscally, academically, or socially from the illegal occupation of the West Bank." So does this standard apply only to Israel or to all countries in the world that conquer or invade other territorial jurisdictions? Personally I don't have a problem with anyone who boycotts as a way to voice their disapproval about anything they want. I do, however, have a problem with those who attempt to raise their boycott onto some morally superior pedestal when in fact their boycott is nothing more than an expression of personal prejudice or a coin used to purchase favor or privilege. Such behavior is neither illegal nor immoral, but it is hypocritical!

    from the article: Spain contest bans Israeli team affiliated with West Bank college
    First published 14:09 24.09.09 | Last updated 16:50 24.09.09
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