Special rights for Palestinians only - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Donna Wallach
    • 02.03.10 | 01:05 (IST)

    In essence, the Palestinais demands are that the Palestinians are entitled to special rights, that apply to Palestinians only. An example of this is the special, "Palestinians only" definition of "Apartheid." In South Africa, Apartheid was intentional discrimination and separation based on "race." However ,the "Palestinian only" definition doesn't require racially based INTENT, only security based measures that separate to Israelis from Palestinians, even if the openly expressed, general intent of the Palestinians is to cause harm to Israeli civilians. Similarly, only Palestinians assert an inheritable "right of return of refugees" that passes from generation to generation, and which ONLY applis to Palestinas. Normally, once a person is peaceably re-settled for 60 years, they are no longer a "refugee" and certainly not their grand children. It seems that the Special rights for Palestinians only include a right to their own, unique definitions of words and concepts.

    from the article: Universities across the globe mark Israeli Apartheid Week
    First published 02:21 01.03.10 | Last updated 19:11 01.03.10
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