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    • Brent Tollman
    • 12.11.12 | 22:59 (IST)

    And i can confirm that nothing in Israel nor its hostile neighbours, Gaza and West Bank, even vaguely resembles Apartheid. The black population of South Africa never launched repeated attacks on English or Afrikaans villages. They never stole land from whites. They never built an African holy place on top of the ruins of a church. They never planted bombs in nightclubs. And, even at the height of its militancy, Mandela's movement never strapped bombs to women and youth and sent them into crowded marketplaces. Mandela was too humane a leader to ever do such a thing. In fact, the black population of South Africa never did anything to invite the brutality of a disgraceful white Afrikaaner regime. The same cannot be said about the Palestinians.

    from the article: Apartheid, by any other name
    First published 01:43 11.11.12 | Last updated 01:43 11.11.12
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