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    • Janice
    • 30.10.09 | 22:20 (IST)

    Akiva, Don't you understand that you are making Colin's point for him? Yes, there are human rights abuses in China, and many other places, but your pointing it out in an effort to argue that there must be some prejudice against Israel is entirely unconvincing and *exactly* what Colin is saying- this does not help your argument at all. It makes you seem paranoid. The fact will always be that a criminal is a criminal, whether a murderer in court or a rogue nation- if the defendant wants to claim innocence, it has to prove it in a court of law, not keep crying about why it is accused in the first place and pointing out that there are other criminals. A convicted murderer can cry all it wants to the judge about "prejudice", "discrimination",etc. but this will never make the accusations of crimes committed go away. This will only happen in the minds of everyone when the alleged criminal answers honsetly all of the charges. And the crying itself makes the accused appear more guilty.

    from the article: Israel envoy: UN Human Rights Council betrayed its own values
    First published 18:37 30.10.09 | Last updated 15:12 31.10.09
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