Returning land is not an Israeli priority - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 25.09.07 | 11:14 (IST)

    Israels system of dealing with the Palestinians has institutional harassment built in. It works equally well whether the IDF enforcers are apple cheeked lefties or shifty eyed bullys. Every rule, regulation, and law which affects the Palestinians has a dual purpose, one to address the issue and one to harass the Palestinians. For example, the dividing wall is meant to secure the border and to steal land. The roadblocks are meant to provide security and deny freedom of movement to the Palestinians. Oft times the Israeli action has no purpose other than harassment as in the recent refusal to let the Palestinian students proceed out of Gaza to their international schools. There is no active left wing to speak of which exists in Israel. If there were, they would be harassed more than the Palestinians are.

    from the article: Disrupting the separation policy
    First published 00:00 25.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.09.07
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