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    • 28.09.09 | 14:19 (IST)

    Normally I would agree with you Bradley, I am not a great fan of boycotts myself, especially cultural ones. Boycotts usually hurt the wrong people that much is true. But than, many innocent peaceloving creative people are hurt by the ongoing situation in the Westbank and Gaza. They suffer for the bad apples in their midst that much is true, but they suffer nonetheless. Israel is chronically unable to see that what it is doing in the territories is wrong! Everything has been tried, great minds came up with great plans and they all failed. The only way to make a point is a boycott. Maybe ( and only as a last resort) that'll work! Because an end to the conflict would be better for the Palestinians, for the Jews, for the whole middle East.

    from the article: The cowardice, the vanity, the sin of boycotting Israel
    First published 08:17 27.09.09 | Last updated 07:50 28.09.09
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