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    • Jens
    • 16.02.06 | 13:10 (IST)

    It's nonsense to talk about real attacks on indiviuals and protest against israeli state policies as the same thing. The one thing is unlawful attacks on people and property that is deplorable. And while muslim may be responsible of many incidents directed at jews, muslims themselves are the primary victims of rascism in europe. The other thing is the lawful protests against israeli policies, such as the illegal occupation of the west bank and East Jerusalem since 1967. Not doing business with, boycoting is the way to peacefully protest something unjust such as the etnic cleansing by the serbs in balcan, the illegal occupation of kuwait by Iraq or the apartheid regime in south africa.

    from the article: The new British anti-Semitism
    First published 00:00 16.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 16.02.06
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