Israel: You are not thinking straight - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dave
    • 29.05.12 | 18:51 (IDT)

    Certainly every country desires to have an orderly and legal process of immigration to control who is entering its territory. Israel has every right to stop illegal entry into the country, but it also has a duty to treat migrants with respect. Even more than that, Israel should be thinking with greater foresight about the value of maintaining good relations with Muslim, non-Arabic African countries. Africa has so much un-tapped human potential that Israel could help to develop, thereby strengthening her position in the region. Think carefully, Israel!

    from the article: Israeli MK: I didn't mean to shame Holocaust by calling African migrants a 'cancer'
    First published 14:34 27.05.12 | Last updated 14:34 27.05.12
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