Third vandal arrested in New Zealand Jewish cemetery attack - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Walsingham
    • 22.10.12 | 19:51 (IST)

    Though not uncommon this "evil desecration" has caught headline media coverage here in small New Zealand. The Catholic Church's condemnation predictably is pre-emptive to disassociate itself from unfortunate precedents in their own recent past. Unit 88 was a 1990s skinhead phenomena, opportunistic street thug vandalism, hopefully only a memory. The police probably through camera footage are on top of this. For prioritising this incident they are to be commended. The Maori are a case study of discrimination and are currently empathetic. The Palestinians would be the popular choice of university radicals of whatever colour. Hopefully this old anti-semitism will not become an issue. Having a PM who is ethnicly Jewish puts the whole situation into perspective. New Zealand's is not France.

    from the article: Third vandal arrested in New Zealand Jewish cemetery attack
    First published 14:00 22.10.12 | Last updated 14:00 22.10.12
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