Shake Israelis up from their immoral slumber - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 19.06.06 | 17:16 (IDT)

    "Sari Nusseibeh told The Associated Press. "If you want to punish any sector, this is the last one to approach" I have to disagree with Dr. Sari Nusseibeh that academics are the last sector to approach in bring attention to Israel's criminal occupation and Apartheid like system. Indeed, I feel academics have a unique responsibility as educators along with other civic leaders, religious leaders and peace and justice groups to come together and to raise public consciousness about their govern- ment 's immoral and inhumane system in the Palestinian territories. Government receives its legitimacy from those it governs and I think it is high time they challenge that legitimacy and shake up the populace from its immoral slumber. It is unconscionable the Palestinian people are kept under a military siege daily and an unlawful occupation and are trapped like human animals in enclaves. God where is there shame over there in Israel? Shake them up, Dutch

    from the article: Palestinian university president comes out against boycott of Israeli academics
    First published 00:00 17.06.06 | Last updated 00:00 17.06.06
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