Perpetuate Suffering - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 05.09.09 | 19:30 (IDT)

    Many people paid for the Holocaust. Non-military deaths exceeded 40 million. 6 million Jews died in Nazi camps. 1.8 million non-Jewish Poles died in Nazi camps. 26 million people from the Soviet Union were killed. WWII was a tragedy that most severely affected the Jews and Slavs of Eastern Europe whom Hitler and Himmler referred to as sub-human. The Palestinians had nothing to do with that carnage. Yet they were displaced for the benefit of establishing a nation for Jews. The world did that out of compassion for the sufferings of the Jews. However it is an insult to the world's compassion for Israel to impose a harsh, suppresive occupation on the Palestinians.

    from the article: An Open Letter to Archbishop Desmond Tutu
    First published 03:09 04.09.09 | Last updated 10:19 04.09.09
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