Israel should simply end its occupation - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ibrahim
    • 01.03.10 | 17:32 (IST)

    Anyone who has visited the West Bank can see clearly the situation has similarities to aparthied south africa. Anyone who denies this is dishonest or ignorant. Israel needs to end the occupation. The settlers can stay, as Salam Fayyad has said, if they agree to pay taxes and live under Palestinian law. I hope a final peace deal includes the right of these settlers to stay where they are and I hope many choose to do so. The future state of Palestine could use their tax revenue and their society can benefit from diversity. The situation today, however, is ugly. It is aparthied. It is a disgrace to Israel and the jewish people.

    from the article: Universities across the globe mark Israeli Apartheid Week
    First published 02:21 01.03.10 | Last updated 19:11 01.03.10
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