Notice the Objections From the Apologists - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 27.10.09 | 16:21 (IST)

    Again, they demand that Israel be judged by exceptional standards that apply only to it. They focus on other violators of human rights and perpetrators of war crimes, as if no one else in the international community is dealt with, overlooked while Israel is vicitimised, judged by harsher standards when the truth is that for far too long Israel has been overlooked. These same EU lawyers did represent cases involving war crimes carried out in Bosnia, Kosova, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Congo, but that does not faze these apologists for what Israel did in Gaza. It is not only out of ignorance but part of their campaign to make sure Israel is judged by the rules of exceptionalism and it be given carte blanche to do what it does under the excuse of being necessary to Israel's survival.

    from the article: Lawyers in EU draw up list of alleged IDF war criminals
    First published 01:36 27.10.09 | Last updated 18:34 27.10.09
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