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    • paulette
    • 27.08.06 | 13:04 (IDT)

    Once again Israeli paranoia...If anybody says anything not on the israel line s/he must be antisemite, a pro-palestinian, an arabist [sic! do you know what an Arabist is? it is somebody who studies Arab and arab literature...has this got to do with political stance? no!] By the way, Ken Loach is not alone. Many academics, writers film directors are joining the boycott. And it is not surprising, since Israel and the Occupied Territories are becoming more and more like South Africa in the apartheid era. And for South Africa the boycott eventually was really widespread, notwithstanding what Thatcher tried to do..this is just one more sign, hard line and blind Israelis, that maybe some reflection about where Israel is going is needed. It is becoming a pariah state, not because of antisemitisim, but because of its illegal and dishuman actions. And if others are behaving the same..well they should be treated in the same way. It is no justification

    from the article: British director Ken Loach backs Palestinian call for boycott on Israel
    First published 00:00 27.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 27.08.06
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