As Gilad walks to freedom and his family quite rightly feel the joy of regaining him,hundreds of others will feel the greif renewed of loved ones lost as there murderers walk free to a heros welcome. How long will it be before the next solder is taken and the cycle starts again.Gilads life is special to his family and freinds of that there is no doubt, but is it more so than those whos small sense of justice is seeing those that have murdered there familys behind bars in prison. The message that is sent out to terrorists is murder bomb and kill all you like, and in the end you will be swapped in some deal. Not much of a deterant is it ?
EU demands zero tolerance towards settler violence; urges Israel to protect Palestinians (Haaretz)
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