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    "Consider the case of Y.H., a 37-year-old Gazan in need of open-heart surgery. By contrast to al-Kurdi, the Shin Bet granted Y.H. an exit permit, so that he could travel to the West Bank city of Nablus for the operation. According to the physicians group, when he came to Erez Crossing to leave Gaza, Shin Bet agents called him aside for interrogation. "If you help us we will help you," Y.H. quoted the agent as telling him, adding that the Shin Bet man asked him to provide information about his acquaintances." Israel is lost, adrift without any ethical, legal or moral compass. It rolls around in the gutter, no better than the people who attack it. Whatever fine aspirations there were when Israel was founded, these have died, to be replaced by cruel, cunning, primeval, primitive, animal-like instincts. Israel has become a monster of naked, Satanic evil.

    from the article: Dying of occupation - a case of cancer and the Israeli right
    First published 00:00 19.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.11.07
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