Moral standards of Europe - well below - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • vernonmarriott
    • 31.05.10 | 11:51 (IDT)

    I don't think Europe's in any position to give anyone lessons on morality. Look at the treatment of Roma in central Europe; of the Muslim population in France (hijabs outlawed, they comprise 11% of the population but there are no senior French Muslim civil servants or diplomats); Turkish minority in Germany (no citizenship granted, despite three generations having lived there). Fine, talk to us about the practicality of boarding a hostile ship; talk to us about having to deal with an extremist neo-fascist entity on our borders who launch ball-bearing packed missles at us - but please, please don't lecture us on morals.

    from the article: Protesters from U.S., Paris to Istanbul denounce deadly Gaza flotilla raid
    First published 07:11 31.05.10 | Last updated 09:00 31.05.10
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