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    • Woody
    • 16.07.12 | 00:36 (IDT)

    People living in Israel - Palestinians, Jews, Refugees, Foreign Workers, and Non-Jews - they DESERVE to be able to pursue their rights. The GOVERNMENT of this country has led up a lengthy crime against Palestinians and the refugees it created. This is true. However, in order for us to change the situation in this land, there MUST be an accountability brought forth by the people to the government. As someone who stood up to bullets in solidarity with Palestinians, I am asking you concerned outsiders (John) to learn a bit more about Israel - stop pretending it doesn't exist in your abstracted caricature of our situation in the region. If the situation here is going to change, it will be internal reform - unless you imagine a fantasy genocide for everyone living in Israel, to which you'll find even the Left allies you have among Israelis as your enemies.

    from the article: Between Tunisia and Israel: A personal tragedy becomes the symbol of Israel's social struggle
    First published 10:11 15.07.12 | Last updated 10:11 15.07.12
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