Ken Loach is going about this in the wrong way. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Devin Leonard
    • 28.08.06 | 00:31 (IDT)

    As an Irish American, I loved his film about the brave IRA patriots who (much like the proud Jewish Irgun) fought against British oppression of Ireland. I do not however think that Israel or America should be called oppressors, or condemned for fighting against terrorists in self-defense. Hezbollah and Hamas, are not "freedom Fighters" like the IRA are and were. If you dislike Israeli policy, that's your right, but The Israeli people and their culture should not be boycotted, just because you dislike the policies of the Govt. I have never supported British policy in Northern ireland...but I certainly don't hate British people or British culture.

    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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