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    • r cummings
    • 29.12.09 | 22:13 (IST)

    '... the land you speak of "stealing," belonged exclusively to the Palestinians? You just can`t stomach Jews living on 3-5% of it.' - SDHD Israel doesn't occupy 3-5% of Palestine, it occupies 60% of it. That's rather a lot by any count, when NONE of it is legally Israel's territory and it has largely been seized by force or bent Jewish laws. I am not surprised that a rightist seeks to bend the figures, as they are an appalling testament to Israel's morality, greed and warped idea of law and justice. You forever dodge the point that Israel has NO legal standing in, or valid claim to, the land of Palestine. All you have is an army of occupation that has broken every rule in the Geneva Conventions book to seize or expropriate land that is not legally, and never can be, Israel's. The settlers that you endorse are about in the same legal and moral position that German settlers were in Poland from 1940. Not a good place to be and not one where rewards can or should be expected.

    from the article: Comment / Settlement freeze is like racial segregation in U.S.
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:23 29.12.09
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