Palestinians are not foreign residents - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dino
    • 11.05.11 | 11:46 (IDT)

    They live in their own land. In their homes. Those homes just happen to be occupied by a foreign nation. And it is clearly stated that an occupying nation doesn't have the right to change the demographics of the territory it is occupying. That is something Israel has been doing for decades, both by illegal settlments and, it seems, outhright expulsion of the native residents. Take, for example, if someone occupied Canada. You went to study in France. After seven years you finish your studies and wish to return. Only problem is that now your citizenship and residency has been revoked by the occupational force because you haven't been living at your home for seven years. That is what is happening here, Josh. Palestinians are being driven from their homes, yet again.

    from the article: Israel admits it covertly canceled residency status of 140,000 Palestinians
    First published 02:47 11.05.11 | Last updated 02:47 11.05.11
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