Roo discounts the Jewish expulsion from Arab lands - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Peter Williams
    • 03.01.10 | 02:31 (IST)

    Roo finds a few people who were happy enough to leave Arab lands of their own volition and this is enough in his mind to cancel out all those who were forcibly evicted. Roo avoids numbers, preferring weasel statements like "mostly willing exodus" and "not 800,000, nothing like it". Roo completely ignores the Wikipedia entry on this issue by saying "Wikipedia aside". There you go, you say that and the argument just disappears, you don't have to address it. I personally know people who escaped from North Africa with their lives and the clothes on their backs and no amount of historical revisionism from you will ever change that.

    from the article: Comment / Settlers can stay, but only as citizens of Palestine
    First published 01:52 01.01.10 | Last updated 08:51 01.01.10
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