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    • Elisabeth
    • 29.11.10 | 21:26 (IST)

    But will you agree that it is also legitimate to go back further in time? Yes, the people in Gaza have large families (as do some of the more Orthodox Jews) but that is not the only reason why Gaza is overcrowded and poor: 70% of the population of Gaza descends from people who do not originally belong there: They were uprooted during and because of the creation of Israel. They are refugeees from areas that they are now targeting with their rockets. There is a historical connection between their present actions and their past history. Acknowledging that connections is even-handedness too. Would you agree?

    from the article: For Israel, 'delegitimization' is becoming an excuse
    First published 03:35 29.11.10 | Last updated 03:35 29.11.10
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