Abbas Has Effectively Commuted all Sentences - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 20.09.10 | 20:08 (IST)

    Abbas has effectively commuted al the sentences. So no practical death penalty exists for this crime. Many posters here are offended not by the penalty, but that the crime exists. That is too bad. It is a consequence of living under occupation for over 40 years. Make a peace treaty with provisions that the law will expire at a certain point in the implementation process of the treaty, say when all Israeli troops are gone from a place or area and cannot under any circumstance return and no claim of Israeli sovereignty be claimed or pursued. Both Palestinians and Israelis, Muslims and Jews and Christians can buy and sell land in the USA without any concern because neither Israel nor Palestine has any hope of a sovereignty claim or any exercise o such a claim inside the USA.

    from the article: PA court: Sale of Palestinian land to Israelis is punishable by death
    First published 05:12 20.09.10 | Last updated 05:12 20.09.10
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