A question of values - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stanley
    • 12.10.11 | 06:59 (IST)

    A ratio of 1000:1 certainly sounds a high price but it more reflects the value placed by Israel on the life of one citizen. It seems that Hammas place a lower price on their citizens as they were certainly not willing to exchange on a 1:1 basis. So maybe it is after all a victory for Israel by showing the world the differences between the two sides in what the honour and value they place on the life of one human being

    from the article: Israel and Hamas are both winners and losers in Shalit swap deal
    First published 01:54 12.10.11 | Last updated 01:54 12.10.11
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