Peace requires honesty and justice - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Khalid Amayreh
    • 20.05.05 | 14:32 (IDT)

    I don't dispute the fact that many Israelis want peace just as most Palestinians do. However, peace requires honesty and good will, and eventually justice. But Israel is simply imposing her fait accompli on the Palestinians and telling them "what you see is what you get, if you don't accept it, you will get much less after five years." This is no way to make peace with your neighbors. Israel must either take a bold decision to return to the 1967 borders, dismantle the settlements and compensate the Palestinains for the occupation; OR give all Palestinains Israeli citizenship and terminate Zionism and allow for the creation of a civil state in mandatory Palestine where Jews and non-Jews live equally as citizens. This is what I call common sense. Khalid

    from the article: Something for everyone - to hate
    First published 00:00 20.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 20.05.05
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