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    • inbound39
    • 23.06.13 | 22:20 (IDT)

    Do you consider it absurd for Palestinians to expect Israel to comply with International Law and its previous signed agreements such as the Road Map and the Fourth Geneva Convention? If you do then I would suggest it is you who is being absurd. Did Israel not reject the Peel Commission and the offer made under the British Mandate for a Home for Jews in Palestine where they were offered Palestinian citizenship? Israel declared its borders as those defined by the Partition Plan in 1948. It aggreed ,accepted and was Internationally recognised on those borders. It had and still has no legal right to Palestinian territory. Historically, religiously or otherwise. The illegally settled Palestinian Territory taken by Israeli settlers is therefore theft, stolen. UN has sent Israel yearly reminders for decades of their illegitimacy.

    from the article: Bulldozing Palestinian history on Israel's southern hills
    First published 09:30 22.06.13 | Last updated 09:30 22.06.13
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