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    • SDHD
    • 29.12.09 | 11:42 (IST)

    "Do the people supporting settlements not recognise that they are breaking international law and specifically the fourth Geneva convention?" Do you not recognize that in 1948 Jordan captured the West Bank and East Jerusalem, then kicked out every single Jew? Do you not recognize that Jordan attacked again in 1967 and lost control over the territories? Do you not recognize that Jews were only absent from those territories for that 19 year period out of the last 3000 years? Do you not recognize that Jews had the right to reclaim their properties and redevelop their old communities? Do you not recognize that saying it's illegal for Jews to live on land that they were only absent from for a 19-year period is pretty damned despicable?

    from the article: Comment / Settlement freeze is like racial segregation in U.S.
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:23 29.12.09
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