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    • Herbert Kaine
    • 21.11.05 | 23:02 (IST)

    Arabs, including Palestinians, are free to visit the Western Wall and the Temple Mount. The only requirement is that they leave their stones and bomb belts at home. This is not different than restaurants who state No shoes, no shirt, no service. However, the failure to allow non-Muslims to Mecca is racism or religious bigotry, and is a worrisome precedent for those who are being asked to share their holy places with militant Islamists

    from the article: A still-stained UN
    First published 00:00 21.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.05
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