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    • Alan
    • 07.12.09 | 23:58 (IST)

    I recently returned from a tour of the Holy Land, which included parts of the West Bank and passing throgh the 'Wall'. If peace is ever to come to the West Bank then Israeli settlement expansion has to stop and the Wall has to come down. BUT the Palestinians have to accept that the WB is part of Israel and they can only expect limited autonomy (as Wales & Scotland in GB). I am a dedicated Zionist but as a Christian I feel the treatment of Palastinians as second or third rate citizens is inhumane, but I have to accept that compramise has to come from both sides abd just perhaps freezing the WB settlements might be a start.

    from the article: Youth protesting settlement freeze block Jerusalem entrance
    First published 02:56 07.12.09 | Last updated 18:44 07.12.09
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