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    • Morris Valentine
    • 31.03.10 | 05:30 (IDT)

    'Even if Gaza is run by Adolph Hitler, article 33 remains in effect. Article 33 refers to that article in the 4th Geneva Convention which declares collective punishment of a civilian population to be a war crime.' Gaza is run by people who have many of the same goals as did Adolph Hitler. Quote the Geneva Convention all you like, but it's not a suicide pact, and the Israelis would be mad to follow it. Further, ask yourself who is really responsible for the collective punishment of the Gazans. Do you think if Hamas was launching sufganiyot into S Israel, instead of rockets, the Israelis would have imposed the blockade? There comes a point where common sense and ivory tower tut-tutting part ways. I would advise you use more of the former, and far less of the latter. MV

    from the article: 'British MPs seek review of arms exports to Israel'
    First published 10:05 30.03.10 | Last updated 16:29 30.03.10
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