Cipora: Israel's obligations - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Pierre S
    • 04.01.10 | 12:06 (IST)

    "...it could be claimed that there is an occupation...". ..."israel will be responsible for maintaining order in the west bank..". Wrong, Cipora. It is an occupation. In accordance with international law and the rules of a moral universe, Israel is responsible for the safety and well being of the population in the occupied territories. This includes Gaza. Instead, you are waging war - including a medieval siege - on the people under your protection. Merkavas, F16, drones and Apaches against civilians. Quite simply apartheid, racism, war crimes and theft of land, condemned by the international community. Write whatever you want, Israel's behaviour cannot be excused.

    from the article: Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different?
    First published 01:09 04.01.10 | Last updated 13:47 04.01.10
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