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    • Hannah
    • 02.03.10 | 10:54 (IST)

    The NZ government is still making reparations for the land taken from Maoris more than a century ago. This is an issue which won't go away! What seemed like a good idea in the old colonial era has come back to haunt the Pakeha (European) settlers. One day Israel will find out that distributing conquered territory to its own citizens while displacing the original owners is no longer considered civilised. It can then set up the Israeli version of the Waitangi tribunal to pay reparations to Palestinians.

    from the article: Supreme Court abetting, not curbing, illegal settlements
    First published 02:23 02.03.10 | Last updated 09:35 02.03.10
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