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    • Miggy
    • 16.09.09 | 10:53 (IDT)

    Israel supporters keep going on about its right to exist but no-one even knows where the country begins and ends because it has been in expansionary mode since its inception and still is. The very minimum requirement of recognition of a country should be declared, internationally accepted borders. Since Israel controls all of the borders in the West Bank how about it starts being "the only democracy in the Middle East" for real by giving the Palestinians voting rights in Israeli elections? It must be one of the few "democracies" in the world where borders are controlled but all the people within them do not have citizenship rights. They are excluded by their ethnicity.

    from the article: UN probe: Israel, Palestinians both guilty of Gaza war crimes
    First published 17:29 15.09.09 | Last updated 22:23 15.09.09
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