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    • Tina
    • 22.08.06 | 17:37 (IDT)

    This is way beyond my understanding! Does this mean that the Palestinians can only elect the political parties and candidates that are deemed worthy by Israel? Is the Israeli society suffering of schizophrenia? Reservists are free to voice their opposition to their leadership however Palestinians in the occupied territories are not allowed to voice their allegiance to their own freely elected leadership? Is there no other alternative? Because moves such as this one will certainly help increase Hamas’s popularity and tarnish Israel’s reputation abroad.

    from the article: IDF court charges Palestinian parliament speaker with membership in outlawed organization
    First published 00:00 22.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 22.08.06
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