Legal, but ethnically questionable tactics - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David G
    • 03.11.09 | 19:59 (IST)

    This unnamed group of Sephardi Jews do have the legal rights to the land, and I do understand that they went through all the legal procedures they needed to do. That being said given the political sensitivity of the situation you would have hoped the Israeli government would have handled the situation better? certainly the Palestinians in question did not do themselves any favors by not paying the rent they were obligated to. If they needed to be removed forcefully it would have been better to re-lock the house and offer some sort of compensation for their loss. Moving in settlers while evicting them simultaneously is a situation asking for trouble, the Israeli government should learn something, it is called tact.

    from the article: UN chief to Israel: End 'provocative actions' in East Jerusalem
    First published 16:21 03.11.09 | Last updated 10:11 04.11.09
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