Leave the Arabs of Jaffa alone - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • danite
    • 28.04.07 | 07:13 (IDT)

    I remember in the 80s the horror stories Arabs went through to get a simple permit to fix their leaky roofs in winter, sometimes they wouldnt get one after years of trying then they would have to do the work as their kids were living in dank houses and then face problems for illegal building and the like.The fact is their has been a policy of forcing the Arabs out of Jaffa by "natural means" for decades.it is disgusting and has to stop.it is a good thing to have an area where Jews and arabs can mingle and share the public spaces.Most Jaffa arabs are not involved in problems and should as a group be left alone and allowed to live normaly.The ongoing hostile and often racist mentality that affects the israeli civil service must be purged.

    from the article: Protesters rally in Jaffa against move to evict local Arab families
    First published 00:00 27.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.04.07
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