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    • 12.04.10 | 23:22 (IDT)

    Let's be absolutely clear about this. A Gazan is a Palestinian under occupation. A West Banker, if Palestinian, is also under occupation. Israel is differentiating between the two places and unilaterally withdrew from Gaza (except when they want to clean up every now and again), but is actually responsible for both. How can West Bankers and Gazans be illegal aliens while they are in the West Bank and Gaza, both of which, according to the rest of the world, are part of Palestine, not Israel? What are they going to do with those they deem Gazans? (We are constantly told the the crossings between Israel and Gaza are hermetically closed - apart from the one-off a couple of weeks back for the illustrious Ms Catherine Ashton and Mr. Ban Ki Moon.) Deport them to Egypt?

    from the article: Fayyad: New IDF orders threaten to empty West Bank of Palestinians
    First published 18:37 12.04.10 | Last updated 22:01 12.04.10
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