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    • Chris
    • 06.09.09 | 23:11 (IDT)

    I think it is just interesting to note that this is in an Israeli newspaper. In my 10 years of studying this matter, I have yet come across a Palestinian source that criticizes or reveals any wrong-doing on the Palestinian side (and I assure you there are quite a few points that could be stated! Even if you can justify suicide-bombings.). I'm neither for the Palestinian side nor the Israeli side, but I do have a difficulty in trusting the Palestinian reports. Was she legally supposed to be there? Was this an attack from the IDF or from Palestinian supporters? Are the lands really Arab-owned or legally bought by Israelis? I'm not saying that it isn't possible for the IDF to do something egregious (as I know they have!). Yet, I'm still really skeptical and don't take this at face value.

    from the article: IDF filmed aiming tear gas at Al-Jazeera reporter in West Bank
    First published 21:01 05.09.09 | Last updated 21:34 05.09.09
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