the left wing is right in wanting a Palestinian State... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mjm
    • 21.04.11 | 16:02 (IDT)

    A secure, peaceful, and successful Palestinian State is an important endeavor for Israel's own sake and unfortunately it seems only the left wing seems to represent that ideal. However, it must be noted that many left wing representatives speak on behalf of all Palestinians - saying what they want, building their constitutions, etc. The Palestinians and Arabs, contrary to popular belief, do have a voice in this country, albeit often minor. It does not seem right to have people speak on behalf of a nation that is not their own, even when supporting them. As the new National Left party claims, sometimes it looks as though left-wingers view the Palestinians as retarded children who can't speak or do anything for themselves.

    from the article: Left and right clash at Tel Aviv rally to support Palestinian state
    First published 15:38 21.04.11 | Last updated 18:16 21.04.11
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