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    • Jacob Blues
    • 20.01.10 | 16:18 (IST)

    Arab Israelis are allowed to vote. They are allowed to run for any office in the land. They are allowed to build mosques of all sizes, and repair them. They are allowed to join the IDF. They are not disproportionately taxed. They have the right to take a case to any Israeli court, to testify, to act as legal counsel for any party. They have the right to protection under Israeli law, and not beholden to any individual tribal leader. Such protection is extended to honor of self, no institutionalized debasement as is under the Dhimmi system. Unfortunately, none of these were available to Jews or Christians.

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    First published 10:57 19.01.10 | Last updated 12:15 19.01.10
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