To #25. Madiba called it Apartheid - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 04.01.10 | 13:09 (IST)

    Israel does not compare itself to its neighbors. Israel calls itself a Western democratic state. "A villa in the jungle" as Benny Morris puts it. It justifies every action it takes as security and self defense - no matter how unjustifiable the action may be. The opressees have become the opressors. There are Jews who live in other middle east coutries that could easiliy leave if they so chose. 25,000 in Iran alone. Take a closer look at the situation beyond the green line. Do not confuse the State of Israel with the settlers desire for the Land of Israel. If you felt apartheid in South Africa was unjust, then would certainly think the situation in the West Bank was unjust.

    from the article: Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different?
    First published 01:09 04.01.10 | Last updated 13:47 04.01.10
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