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    • JimUSA
    • 11.02.10 | 03:11 (IST)

    Reza, Saudi Arabia is honored among Muslims as the birthplace of Islam and the home of Mecca and Medina, yet its human rights record is vastly worse than Israel's. 60 years after the birth of the US, slavery was legal. Mexican lands were appropriated, while genocide was b practiced against NativeAmericans("Indians"). Similar criticisms can be made against Australia(Aborigines)New Zealand(Maoris), China(Tibet and Xinjiang, Sudan(Darfur and South Sudan genocides, slavery still practiced).Israel is not perfect, and does not have to be perfect, to be admirable. Objectively, after 60 years, it comes across as enormously better than most of its critics. Note that the headline for the Guardian's much -discussed(here)article stated that "bombs"(plural)had been discovered in the al Badr mill;the article's body claimed that only 1 bomb had been found. Hardly an example of journalistic professionalism. You(plural) think you're not being propagandized by a sensationalist press?

    from the article: Report: UN evidence counters Israel's account of Gaza war
    First published 10:17 02.02.10 | Last updated 10:54 02.02.10
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