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    • Elmer
    • 18.11.09 | 16:54 (IST)

    You say it is not debatable that Israelis have rights to build in the West Bank. No country on Earth recognizes that right (nor for east Jerusalem.) The rest of the world considers it illegal. So it certainly IS debatable. Yours is a position held by a tiny fringe. And it is not racism to disagree with you. That is like saying that if you disagree with Obama you are a racist. Israel has set up 'Jews Only' land areas and roads in the West Bank. It has set up one set of laws and law enforcement for Jews and separate ones for Arabs. It is quite similar to a Jim Crow, old South Africa, racial segregationist system.

    from the article: EU, Obama: Settlement construction could threaten peace progress
    First published 13:41 18.11.09 | Last updated 11:57 25.11.09
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