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    • Vittorio Antonio
    • 10.05.13 | 18:30 (IDT)

    In this instance we see the single standard applied to Jews and Palestinians: If a Jew throws a rock he is subdued and arrested, and in the process sometimes a restrainer is injured. If a Palestinian throws a rock he is shot. In other words the penalty for rock throwing is death only when the offender is Palestinian. This single standard is extended to the IDF: when a Palestinian is killed in cold blood he is a terrorist; when an Israeli harassing a Palestinian is killed, the Palestinian is a terrorist. You see, justice is defined by the oppressor.

    from the article: Protesters hurl rocks in clashes over Women of the Wall prayer service at Kotel
    First published 10:57 10.05.13 | Last updated 10:57 10.05.13
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