Respect is not freely given it is earnt. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • inbound39
    • 28.06.14 | 21:16 (IDT)

    Israel does nothing to deserve respect or empathy. It is the aggressor. It withdrew from Sinai as required under International Law. The Oslo Agreement was undermined by Sharon and Netanyahu as both laughingly and publically stated. Sharon even financed and armed Hamas to topple Fatah hoping that would undermine Arafat and derail the Oslo Accords. Again Israel withdrew from Gaza as required under International Law. Respect is given when earnt and Israel STILL violates International Law and operates outside of its legally declared and recognised borders of 1948. Israel has no legitimate right or claim to Palestinian Territory. When it withdraws from ALL Occupied Territory as required it may eventually gain respect. Netanyahu and his cronies though perpetually undermine any chance of that occurring.

    from the article: If Israel’s supporters want the world's empathy, they must give it themselves
    First published 12:29 25.06.14 | Last updated 12:29 25.06.14
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