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    • Bob in Tel Aviv
    • 24.03.13 | 12:17 (IST)

    Are you presuming that Israelis stand on the street and shoot missiles at Palestinians passing in cars? Your comparison makes little sense and simply gives you a chance to rant. The issue here is the speed of the rocks aided by the velocity of the car. This changes less-than-lethal rock throwing from the ground into a lethal weapon. Disrupting someone while driving can have a disasterous effect on the cars surrounding the one hit. Such stone throwing at cars moving at highway speeds is illegal in most countries precisely because it is potentially lethal. So calm down and look at the facts rather than use inciteful and self-serving, irrelevant rhetoric.

    from the article: Israeli military court expected to reject claim that stone throwing is attempted murder
    First published 00:46 24.03.13 | Last updated 00:46 24.03.13
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