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    • Joe Sittizen
    • 22.11.07 | 22:51 (IST)

    Last month I drove by an accident scene on Hwy 60 south of Jerusalem. This highway is the main artery to Hebron and Gush Etzion, and is shared by Arabs and Jews alike (with the traffice abou 60:40 in the Arabs favor). An Arab taxi-van had crashed through the guardrail and rolled about 4 meters down an embankment. The driver and all the passengers were injured. The first responders on the scene were Israeli ambulances, police and the IDF. There were probably 4 or 5 Israeli ambulance crews taking care of the injured. No Jews were involved, yet the Israelis rushed to the scene, and helped stabilize and evacuate the wounded. Instead of sticking with your remote control slanted news reports, why don't you get yourself over here and come stand on the highway with me and watch what goes on. There are car crashes on this road all the time, Arabs and Jews, and the treatment to me seems to be pretty even handed. Come see for yourself.

    from the article: Dying of occupation - a case of cancer and the Israeli right
    First published 00:00 19.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.11.07
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