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    • Ramzi
    • 27.04.06 | 20:29 (IDT)

    Hi - you are just the most recent entry to regurgitate this old "there was never a Palestine" argument. You (and like-minded people) entirely miss the point. The argument that there was 'never a Palestinian state' is completely irrelevant. What is relevant in the 21st century is that the vast majority of the people on this planet have the right to self determination in their own land. Palestinians, most of whom have ancestry in the region of similar time-span as other Semites (incl Jews), do not have such rights simply because they are not Jewish. This, plus the utter humiliation of having this reality shoved in their faces daily by the modern internet world, and actually justified by the influential right-wing media, is the root of the conflict. You are also wrong, Palestinian Arabs DO have their own distinct dialect and culture (and dress and song, etc).

    from the article: And thank you to Hamas
    First published 00:00 27.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 27.04.06
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