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    • Helen
    • 19.07.10 | 09:00 (IDT)

    Why do Israelis talk in present tense regarding their 'democracy' as if its only in the future that one day they may not have a democracy. The occupation - the control of Palestinians within the West Bank and Gaza, the stealing of their land, the demolition of their houses etc - mean that right now Israel is not a democracy. The task is not to stop Israel ceasing to be a democracy but to create a democracy for all people. You are further down the slippery slope than you think.

    from the article: It's coming to you
    First published 01:47 18.07.10 | Last updated 01:47 18.07.10
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