Everybody Deserves a home and Peace - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • margaret reda
    • 13.08.13 | 03:45 (IDT)

    It is sad that there is such a lack of compassion for the need for a legitimate homes for all inhabitants in East Jerusalem and the surrounding areas. It should not matter what your religion or nationality is. Every person deserves a place to call home. It does not matter if it is in Israel or in an independent Palestine. If Israel is determined to pursue annexation of the territories of dispute, then why not make that agenda clear, but be fair. Give every displaced Palestinian citizenship in Israel with all the rights and privileges. Otherwise the actions of building settlements in disputed territories are inflammatory and just fuels anger and desperation in a homeless population We need a peace agenda not a war agenda. We need a compassionate and just solution not actions that fuel despair and war

    from the article: Israel gives final go-ahead for 800 more homes in East Jerusalem
    First published 00:32 13.08.13 | Last updated 00:32 13.08.13
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