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    • Jack
    • 23.06.14 | 07:12 (IDT)

    Do Israelis not comprehend exactly what "Administrative Detention" means? It means the wholesale warehousing of prisoners without being charged for any crime, no trial to determine guilt or innocence, and no sentencing to define the terms and length of the incarceration. Does this sound at all familiar to Israeli citizens? Does this not send shivers up and down your spines? Are you not troubled by the night time raids, arrests of children, destruction of property, the degradation by soldiers acting more like storm troopers than what you imagine your soldiers to be?How can you accept your PM's description of Israel as civilized and moderate country? A beacon of democracy in a convulsed world?

    from the article: Israel set to double number of Palestinian administrative detainees
    First published 05:22 23.06.14 | Last updated 23:38 22.06.14
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