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    • Yunis
    • 24.03.11 | 14:25 (IST)

    I think the only ones capable of relating to Mr Katsav's plight are the Palestinians. They understand the self serving nature of the Israeli system. If an ex President of State is not allowed to bring defence witnesses, imagine how Palestinians get treated. The Israeli mentality which caters to anything European, despises the non European culture and treats it as inherently inferior. The suicidal impasse in which Mr Katsav finds himself now, is an everyday reality for thousands of Palestinians. If it's not being proven guilty ( without a real trial) that put him in this impasse, it can only be the sick state of the Israeli system. When one extends this to the whole, we see what's really hiding behind the guise of democracy in Israel, it's plain racism.

    from the article: Katsav may commit suicide if jailed for rape conviction, warns his lawyer
    First published 13:02 24.03.11 | Last updated 13:02 24.03.11
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