To H: I speak of the government of the state of Israel, NOT the nation (meaning the people) of Israel. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Event Horizon
    • 28.10.13 | 05:28 (IST)

    The British government is guilty of many historic crimes of imperialism and colonialism. However, the list of peoples currently oppressed by the government of Britain appears to be zero. That is NOT the case for Israel, which oppresses the Palestinian people every day, claiming arrogantly that there are no such people. Any conflation of of Israel the people and Israel the state was done by you for entirely disingenuous reasons. For Potobac: Rhodesia was named in honor of Cecil Rhodes, the poster boy for colonial oppression and corrupt imperial practices. Under Rhodes, British colonization of Africa was based on a foundation of lies, dishonesty, and murder. For these things Britain has done it's penance. Israel has not, but it's time fast approaches.

    from the article: Germany to Netanyahu: Boycotting UN rights council review will hurt Israel
    First published 08:42 27.10.13 | Last updated 01:42 27.10.13
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