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    • 27.06.10 | 16:33 (IDT)

    After much argument with Dubya Bush and others, Israel decided to allow Abu-Tir and colleagues to participate in the 2006 elections of the PA. They, and their party Hamas, won the elections and became Palestinian MPs. Now Israel says that if they don't resign from their parliament, they will be moved out of their constituency (East Jerusalem). So who will represent the East Jerusalemites? Of course this is ridiculous, and unfair. I suppose the Occupying Power is allowed to do things that appear ridiculous, but I am not sure this is contrary to any of the Laws of War.

    from the article: Hamas official facing expulsion: I won't leave my ancestral home
    First published 01:50 27.06.10 | Last updated 01:50 27.06.10
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