The author condemned "continued evictions and relentless purchases of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, the process of the right of return granted to Jews but not to Arabs, the so-called facts on the ground of hardening concrete over the future, over future generations of Palestinian and Israeli children who will inherit the conflict and find it even more difficult to resolve than it is today." He called for an end to settlements and encroachments on Palestinian land. Well done, Mr Mc Ewan!
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from the article: Accepting Jerusalem Prize, McEwan slams Israeli policies