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    • Simcha
    • 15.01.06 | 11:47 (IST)

    OK...so the settlers are claiming they have the right to occupy Hevron's marketplace, since they can trace Jewish ownership over the market to 1929. Well, logically then, anyone who can trace legal ownership to lands they owned prior to (at least) 1948 should be able to reclaim it as their own, correct? So I have to assume that the settlers' actions should be interpreted as a call to return to Palestinians the lands they were dispossesed of, but still have the physical deeds to, during Al-Nakba! I assume they will welcome the flow of refugees back to their land in Jaffa, Acre, Haifa, and elsewhere (particularly to those areas, such as coastal Haifa that have increased substantially in value)

    from the article: Here come the true settlers
    First published 00:00 15.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.06
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