Israel has a long way to go before it can call itself a democracy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • B'Galil
    • 29.06.13 | 12:43 (IDT)

    Equal treatment under the law is possibly the most important element of a true democracy. When Jewish Settlers in the Territories can build on land owned by others and avoid court-ordered evacuations for years, and where families like the Abu Shakria's endure the treatment they received, then we Israelis need to be ashamed of our government and the people who enforce their doctrine of inequality. This is indeed a sad day for justice and hope.

    from the article: Some 1,500 Israeli Arabs block major road in protest over home demolition
    First published 14:17 28.06.13 | Last updated 14:17 28.06.13
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