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    • Ayelet
    • 20.11.12 | 12:37 (IST)

    What happens now will shape our future. We must insist on peace and it must be the Israelis who take the initiative in doing this. We have committed terrible atrocities against the Palestinians, much worse than they have committed against us. But this will change if we do not stop our brutality. I want my children to be safe and happy living side by side with Palestinians. This will only happen if we make peace. You cannot expect a people so oppressed as the Palestinians to make moves towards peace. The fact that many do is a testament to their bravery and integrity. Let us also be brave, not cowardly using drones to fight our battles, killing their children "by mistake" and keeping Gazans in a ghetto. If this really is the only democracy in the middle east then lets show our collective power over the war mongers who are ruining our futures.

    from the article: LIVE BLOG: Day 7 of Israel-Gaza conflict 2012
    First published 22:14 20.11.12 | Last updated 01:58 20.11.12
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