A nation of laws or a nation of vigilantees? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Jeffery Koch
    • 09.10.11 | 04:58 (IST)

    Either the rule of law will prevail in Israel and the extremist settlers will be stopped from attacking soldiers and destroying Muslim and Christian property or Israel will descend into anarchy. It's long past the time when the Israeli government tell the terrorists and anarchists on the Israeli side that continued violations of the law will result in a long term prison sentence or even expulsion from the State of Israel. Sooner or later these extremists are going to kill a soldier, or kill innocent Palestinians in one of their price tag terrorist acts and when that happens hundreds of innocent people on both side will pay the ultimate price. I urge the Israeli government to do everything in its power to ensure that the rule of law prevails. It must prevail or this will mean the end of Israel as we know it.

    from the article: IDF keeps raids of West Bank outposts under wraps fearing leaks to settlers
    First published 00:27 09.10.11 | Last updated 00:27 09.10.11
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