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    • An Israeli
    • 17.04.13 | 20:44 (IDT)

    Property rights should be respected. I don't say that all current owners should be evicted and all previous owners have to be allowed to move back to where they were, but previous owners (present, absent or dead with heirs) absolutely need to be compensated at current market value. (See settlement of claims on North Cypress where current owners could not be evicted, but previous owners were compensated.) But there are two sides to this street too - Mizrachi Jews who had to flee with the shirts on their backs should also be compensated for the property they left in the Arab countries from which they fled.

    from the article: The glorious State of Israel and its anti-Arab discrimination
    First published 03:21 15.04.13 | Last updated 03:21 15.04.13
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