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    • zionist forever
    • 29.09.09 | 17:04 (IST)

    It says that Israel has since 1967 arrested 750,000 palestinians which is impossible unless we are talking about arresting around 500 palestinians a week every week since 1967. It also directly contradicts the numbers recorded by the PA in their own figures. Doesn't mention tha fact Hamas used civilians as human shields. It talks about palestinian casualties but it does not define if they were armed combatants or civilians. An armed combatants cannot be put in the same class as an unarmed civilian. The UN itself admits that most palestinian casualties were combatants. It also makes no mention of the fact this war was a result of Hamas rocket fire or that Israeli citizens were killed by rockets. Israel is condemned for keep its borders with Gaza closed but it doesn't mention Egypt keeps its borders closed. Sometimes you have to go to war to protect your people & Barak was protecting Israelis instead of running he should stand proud & say I have nothing to apologize for.

    from the article: U.K. court defers Palestinian bid to arrest Ehud Barak
    First published 13:49 29.09.09 | Last updated 14:52 12.10.09
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