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    • Eli
    • 16.11.09 | 18:32 (IST)

    A Declaration of Statehood, in disputed lands where the peoples who plan to declare statehood, hold no or extremely limited legal and military sovereignty over the lands can be construed as an act of war. "Hamas spokesman Salah Bardweel said on Monday, "why not declare a Palestinian state from the sea [Mediterranean] to the river [of Jordan]" rather than in the West Bank and Gaza only." So, Palestinians, follow the Hamas dream and see where it leads you. The Yassir Arafat Dream of 1988 has been coming along well for you, 20 years and you've got less land now than you did then. And if you wait another 20 years, well, you will have Lebannon, Syria and Jordan as your home and sadly, most likely, not one among you whom you term Palestinian, will be born there. You will be Palestinian by title, a result of an unjust refugee statute, unjust because it applies to one persons and one persons alone, and is contrary to every other refugee on this earth.

    from the article: Palestinians under world pressure not to declare state unilaterally
    First published 08:24 16.11.09 | Last updated 08:28 17.11.09
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