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    • Brad
    • 22.07.11 | 22:29 (IDT)

    Since when does self defence equate to human rights abuse? Now exactly what is the evidence of the abuse? Permitting black Africans to take up temporary residence in Israel if they can make their way through Arab countries without getting shot? Rescuing and integrating the black Aftrican Ethiopian population who have Jewish roots? Taking in the 1,000,000 or so Arab Jewish refugees from Arab countries where they were kicked out from? Accepting the Jews of the Soviet Republic. You don't get it lucky. Israel is a place of safety for Jews, irrespective of their ethnicity and national heritage. It is also a place where minorities are well treated but in the case of the Pal minority, would be well treated, if they did not represent a security threat and did not align themselves with terrorists who are hell bent on destroying Israel.

    from the article: Could Israel's middle-class spearhead a national revolution?
    First published 15:45 22.07.11 | Last updated 15:45 22.07.11
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