this was to be expected I suppose - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 15.03.10 | 14:01 (IST)

    Israel is terrified, just terrified of a basically non-violent movement. They just can't ( or won't ) deal with it so they fight it as if it were terrorism. With raids, arrests, intimidation and now this declaration. All in the name of security ofcourse! But will it really make Israel more secure? Aren't actions like this going to breed more hatred? Don't the villagers have a right to demonstrate something that has a huge impact on their livelyhood? More basic question, do Palestinians have any rights at all?

    from the article: IDF declares West Bank protest villages a 'closed military area'
    First published 11:17 15.03.10 | Last updated 17:26 15.03.10
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