#74 Yardena asks "When was it Palestinian Land"? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 08.01.07 | 00:52 (IST)

    When Lord Balfour made his Declaration, which said that none of the rights granted to the Jews entering Palestine must infringe upon the rights of the existing Arabs in the land of Palestine. You write: "In one charter article, a "Palestinian" is defined as someone who`s father had lived in the pre-Mandate territory of Palestine. Presumably, their definition was written this way so that Arabs like Arafat, who was born, raised and educated in Egypt, could be considered a "Palestinian."" No, it was written that way because of what Balfour said in his Declaration. Otherwise Israel can expel ALL the arabs, and occupy ALL the land until all those expelled arabs die of old age. Then Israel gets to keep it all.

    from the article: While Livni is polishing her wording
    First published 00:00 07.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.01.07
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