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    • Wayne
    • 12.04.10 | 18:26 (IDT)

    Willay- She is a hero, but not for the reasons you state. While there are some in Israel who would like to make all the Palestinians go away, just as there are some in the Arab camp who wish Nazism had prevailed in WWII, so there would be no Israel, its not true, nor ever been true that Israel wants to eliminate all the Palestinians. In fact, it was the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, in 1948, who called for throwing all the Jews in the sea, leading to massacres, and then causing some Jewish hotheads to retaliate (e.g. Deir Yassin). I know that's little solace for those affected by such events. But as with Deir Yassin, when the Jewish Agency denounced the massacre, the majority of Jews do not support and many denounce such calls for expulsion. Anat is a hero because she stood up for the rule of law and democracy -- in the face of a overwhelming power (imagine being a 20 year old in such a situation). She in no way agrees with your assessment, and it is slander to suggest otherwise.

    from the article: Anat Kam: I stole IDF documents to expose West Bank war crimes
    First published 16:30 12.04.10 | Last updated 17:49 12.04.10
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