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    • Maya
    • 21.03.11 | 13:30 (IST)

    Don't you understand! Israel was created on someone else's land and is beset by unique problems and circumstances. It is therefore unhelpful to Israel to always try and compare it to other countries. They are not surrounded by possible or real enemies, they do not have many citizens who feel their home ws taken from them. It should therefore be beholden on Israel - for the sake of its own stability and to thank the world for giving us Jews a homeland - to ensure that the Palestinians who were already on the land are able to feel that they are full and equal citizens of the state. Israel has never fulfilled this responsibility and obligation and brings shame upon itself by not doing so.

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    First published 02:27 21.03.11 | Last updated 02:27 21.03.11
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