The Arab home and land "ownership". - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • EGW
    • 02.10.07 | 03:18 (IST)

    THIS MONKEY-BUSINESS about Arabs "returning to their homes and lands" etc....TO THIS VERY DAY, no-one has been able to tell me how the Arabs got this "ownership"..the LEGAL ownership, I mean, not "squatters rights" (if they even have this in Israel). ALL the land was OWNED by the Turkish Government in the name of the Sultan. After WW1 it became a League of Nations "ward". Then the UN. Then the UN partition. The Jews accepted their allotment. The Arabs refused. Then the 1948 WAR. Then Egyptian and Jordanian illegal invasion and possession. Then the 1967 WAR. Israel now has it, won in a defensive war. So I ask AGAIN- From whom could the local (squatter) Arabs have got LEGAL ownership?? Document fraud is endemic in Arab "culture" an national inborn trait.

    from the article: The problems are already here
    First published 00:00 01.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 01.10.07
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