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    • Iris
    • 21.06.10 | 13:16 (IDT)

    I believe those responsible in the Gaza Strip should be tried and convicted for killing civilians in Israel. Israeli lives are worth no less than Palestinian lives. The only difference is that the casualties are so much fewer. During almost ten years of quassam rockets shelling they killed 23 people, of them 16 in Israel proper. If you add those Israelis who were killed while active in armed combat in Gaza, you get several hundred Israelis who died. According to B'tselem, during the same period way over 2000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were killed by IDF, activities, more than 300 if you include those of Operation Cast Lead. Nobody wants a free ride for Hamas. But many people want equal standards for everybody.

    from the article: Who will be punished for killing civilians in the Gaza war?
    First published 04:38 21.06.10 | Last updated 04:38 21.06.10
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