No place for Idealism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Grahame
    • 01.08.06 | 10:04 (IDT)

    When one's country is threatened with total annialation there is no time for fancy idealists who say they 'won't kill civilians' No Israeli goes to war to kill civilians, some however, may be harmed but this has been the same in every war, in every country that has ever defended itself. 28 days jail for every day of war ... then we'll test his idealism. Some people simply couch their cowardice in strips of idealism. No place, no time, if he won't fight for his citizenship, I suggest he loses it and all the rights it offers.

    from the article: War's first refusenik jailed for 28 days
    First published 00:00 31.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 31.07.06
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