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    • Dorothy Naor
    • 06.05.05 | 18:38 (IDT)

    Rick, 3 to 4 times the Palestinians have been killed as Israelis during this period, but as you say every life is sacred. You can get statistics from several sites: www.btselem.org; http://www.ict.org.il/ARAB_ISR/Frame.htm (this is a right of center org, but its statistics are fairly reliable; http://www.palestinercs.org/ (the Palestinian equivalent of the Red Cross), among others. I agree with you that accurate knowledge is important. Some differences do exist between one set of statistics and another--depending, for instance, on whether or not soldiers are or are not included in the total or are counted separately. A bit of practice is all it takes to know how to get the facts. Best, Dorothy

    from the article: Does Israel want peace?
    First published 00:00 06.05.05 | Last updated 00:00 06.05.05
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