israel has quietly pursued a policy of ethnic cleansing - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • eric
    • 04.01.10 | 10:07 (IST)

    since its birth. it touts itself loudly to the world as a democracy and a free and open society...while quietly enacting laws and policies aimed directly at the ethnic cleansing of the palestinian people from its midst. its "abandoned property law", the denial of re-entry to any who leave, denial of building permits, home demolitions, its settlement enterprise, destruction of orchards, vineyards, and farms for "security" reasons, et al...they're all for that purpose. its NOT just in the west bank either; its "government" policy. it's built into its laws, infrastructure, and civil administration. but it's done oh so very quietly...and THAT is the difference.

    from the article: Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different?
    First published 01:09 04.01.10 | Last updated 13:47 04.01.10
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