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    • 02.03.10 | 07:26 (IST)

    Bravo Avshalom Beni, you are a true patriot of Israel because a true friend will tell you the truth, not what you want to hear. All those objecting to the term 'apartheid', I challenge you to live as a Palestinian in the occupied territories, even for just one day, and then see whether your view holds. Hearing IDF soldiers talk about the things they have done to Palestinians, just for fun and because they could, makes me shiver with horror. Until Palestinians have the freedom to move - instead of being humiliated daily at checkpoints - and to pursue a better life for themselves and their children there is apartheid. It's easy to overlook Palestinian suffering while enjoying a much higher standard of living, right to travel and access to education . And examine carefully the status quo because Israeli Arabs DO NOT enjoy the exact same freedoms as other Israelis

    from the article: Universities across the globe mark Israeli Apartheid Week
    First published 02:21 01.03.10 | Last updated 19:11 01.03.10
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