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    • dona
    • 09.10.06 | 13:59 (IST)

    Consider the acts of the Settlers, cutting down trees provoking Palestinian farmers who just want to earn a living and have been working the land for many years, this is a terrible choice. There are many accounts by the IDF of settlers provoking and using voilence to itimidate the farmers and the farmers only means of defense have been those Jewish Israelis who hold high justice and fairness, and of course, this enrages the settlers.If this statement is true then the settlers have won and will now continue unabated - shame on Israel, it is totally unfair and undemocratic. People are people and all have a right to earn a living in peace. After all this is farming we are talking about, they are not building bombs and planning our destruction and the settlers are not the Law here. Will the IDF do it's job - Violence and intimidation is just wrong, no matter who does it.

    from the article: IDF aims to keep out 'escorts' of Palestinian farmers during harvest
    First published 00:00 09.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 09.10.06
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