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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 03.11.11 | 16:00 (IST)

    Israel loves to act punitively when the international community or the palestinians show them up, expose them. They with hold tax revenues collected from the Palestinians, they, like their facilitator, the US, with hold funds to UNESCO and on top of it all Israel announces that their illegal expansionist project will be extended further, beyond all expectations. Israel can act with impunity, can do anything illegal and all they get is?....a cutting off of funding to their government? Any punitive measures? God forbid!! No, they get over and over and over again the same thing: "we are deeply disappointed" or "it is not helpful". Who knew such violations of international law and creating conditions that make negotiations impossible could reap such rewards??!!

    from the article: Israel freezes UNESCO funding after Palestinian membership
    First published 15:30 03.11.11 | Last updated 15:30 03.11.11
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