Many thanks, SpencerH. It seems so straightforward, one wonders why others, especially apologists for Hamas, do not take up the issue. Does any progressive, any believer in justice, from the left or the right, seriously believe that 'democracy' simpliciter, democracy not constrained by some bill of basic rights, is consistent with justice or fundamental human rights?
International investigators to probe several cases of Syria chemical attacks (AP)
from the article: Abbas: No dialogue with 'murderous terrorists' in Hamas