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    • Ibn Filastin
    • 05.03.07 | 11:01 (IST)

    For once, I agree with you, violence is not an acceptable form of political expression though at times it may be justified as an act of desperation. However, not all Palestinians in the territories and Israel are committed to "terrorism," many of them participate in organizations such as Adalah and Miftah, and have taken to civil disobedience. But how powerful is the vote of a community that is deliberately kept in minority status? I don't want to hear another word about the conservative Arab monarchies, they don't rationalize or justify Israel's domestic behavior, and they certainly don't explain why its normalized relations with the so called 'moderate' states. The only thing we get from your finger pointing is that progressive Israel is no better than a conservative, theocratic regime.

    from the article: Druze, Circassian forum: Israel should remain a Jewish state
    First published 00:00 01.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.03.07
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