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    • Mark
    • 23.02.06 | 09:28 (IST)

    Its quite sad that with all this rhetoric people have yet to grasp the facts. Fact 1) Hamas carries out killings of civilians and no matter your views on who is right and who is wrong the killing of civilians is terrorism. Fact 2) Israel has a right to democracy just as the arabs in the West Bank and Gaza and Israel through its own democratic process can choose not to have diplomatic and financial ties with members of an organisation that terrorises civilians. Fact 3) Any money in aid given to Hamas for humanitarian purposes whether for builing sewers or hospitals allows Hamas the freedom to use other money raised to terrorise Israeli civilians therefore giving money for hospitals is the same as giving money for rockets and suicide bombers. Fact 4) If Hamas does not recieve aid from the international community it will be forced to use the money it does for building and not Weapons Fact 5) Any country funding Hamas is funding Hamas terrorism directly or indirectly.

    from the article: Saudi Arabia nixes U.S. appeal to withhold aid from Hamas-led PA
    First published 00:00 23.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 23.02.06
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