The birth pains of Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe
    • 24.04.12 | 02:25 (IDT)

    We all know of the wars, disposition, oppression and land theft of the natives. The news of land theft is not new. The news of oppression and humiliation of the natives is not new. Today's news is a small microcosm of how Israel was built and I say small only because grander attempts of land theft took place - with 80% of Palestine today controlled by foreigners. This is how nations are born. My problem is not with Israel's ever expanding border to be - but the fact the entire colonial enterprise is doomed to fail. Israel cannot continue to oppress, torment and steal land from the natives forever.

    from the article: Israel's Ulpana neighborhood is built on years of land theft and forgery
    First published 01:31 24.04.12 | Last updated 01:31 24.04.12
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