Mary Shanthi Dairiam - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Eric
    • 23.07.10 | 21:35 (IDT)

    I have a strong respect for any woman who will fight for her rights when they are denied, especially in a muslim country. That being said, is this really the best use of her time? In the months since the raid, how many muslims have been killed? How many Khurds, how many christians in Turkey, in Iran, in the palestinian territories, in Gaza? Is this really the best use of her time? Or is it just that the hopes are that when you fight a democratic country, it will at least listen to criticism? Something that can't neccesarily be said about Iranian elections, Turkish attacks on Khurds, Fatah and Hamas fighting, etc? The UN didn't even investigate four of it's own soldiers killed in southern Lebanon last month. If that is the case, I guess that in a small way this inquiry is a compliment towards Israel.

    from the article: UN rights body names team to probe Gaza flotilla raid
    First published 17:00 23.07.10 | Last updated 19:36 23.07.10
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