Politics isn't just politics - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Tam
    • 18.07.10 | 18:01 (IDT)

    While I think not every Israeli should be singled out because of what Israel does, poltiics isn't just politics in this case. It has real consequences, it means death and mutilation to people. It means cutting off water resoruces to people. It means a never ending war just to get more land and dispossess another people. It means racism. I am sure that as individiuals these doctors are about as good as any other person, but the anger they perceive from others is because we know that the Israeli public isn't doing enough to stop the war. saying it is just poltiics shows how little understanding the consequences of their government's actions.

    from the article: Israeli doctors in Congo to aid burn victims get slammed for occupation
    First published 09:25 18.07.10 | Last updated 09:25 18.07.10
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