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    • R.Ross
    • 19.09.11 | 14:51 (IDT)

    You may say anything you like as a follower of a religion but it has no credence in international law or common sense. By any definition of a people or a nation Jews are neither a people nor a nation. The only reason this 'belief' has been propagandised is because the only reason for the colonisation of Palestine to create Israel was religious in substance... pushed by Zionists as a place for Jews. Interestingly many orthodox Jews rejected this idea and some still do. To accept that Jews like all religions have no right to land or a homeland means Jews and Israelis must admit to themselves that they are colonists, no different to any other, and they not only do not have rights they must recognise the rights of the indigenous Palestinians.

    from the article: Abbas predicts 'very difficult' time for Palestinians after UN bid
    First published 10:26 19.09.11 | Last updated 10:26 19.09.11
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