The demand for the release of Shalit - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 22.03.10 | 17:24 (IST)

    I am amazed at the inability of Israel and many of its citizens and advocates to look at itself critically. Israel holds thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of children. They were "kidnapped" at night from their homes, taken by the IDF without warrants, tortured in prison and many have been held in "Administrative Detention" without trial for years. Before I get exercised about the release of Shalit's son, who is a prisoner of war, I will expect Israel to begin abiding by International Law. Before the UN acts on Shalit, it should insist on implementation of all the UN Resolutions that Israel has ignored.

    from the article: Noam Shalit to UN: If you endorse Goldstone, help free my son
    First published 02:41 22.03.10 | Last updated 14:40 22.03.10
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