"technical reasons?proof of intent?One plea bargain,strong case eh?" Franklin admitted 3 charges of conspiracy. So not exactly hopeless either was it. "He WAS allowed to return to his fathers birthplace,just like the Jews,both get an Israeli passport,he refused. " PSM PETER SM. This is the nub. You regard Arab East Jerusalem as part of the sovereign state of Israel as do some other mutts on here as well as the far right more generally, in Israel. The rest of the world DOESN'T. Hence when he refuses to adopt Israeli citizenship in order to reside at his own discretion in the land of his birth, his right to do so is recognised by the rest of the planet, bar the motley assortment I mentioned above. "Tax evasion IS a criminal offence which is what your "Ghandi" promoted." PSM P being for Pedant. How does a TAX protest score on the scale of 10 for suicide bomber and 1 for proponent of peaceful civil disobedience? Would you have it that he protested only by meditating. Be honest PETER SM for once. Would it just be easier for you personally if he did not dedicate his life to peaceful protest and protection of children and simply conform to your idea of a typical Palestinian. It is a rhetorical question by the way. I am quite sure of your answer. In future, before posting you should at least research a little on a subject you are ignorant about. That you patently do not, shows you to be a bit of an ideologue who cannot respond to new information if it clashes with age hardened prejudice, which you seem to have in spades. See here: 'June 1918, a remission of taxes was granted in the drought hit area of Gujarat after a no-tax campaign led by Gandhi' So, not only was 'my' Ghandi a 'criminal' so was the original. Not knowing just how old you are Peter, were you perhaps supporting the retention of British rule in India!? Good day *foolish* Peter.
Israel passes law sanctioning force-feeding prisoners (Haaretz)
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