West Bank is Safe - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 19.07.10 | 17:56 (IDT)

    Having been in the West Bank and traveling with the Palestinians, there is no threat to safety. The vast majority of Palestinians are peaceful and and will interact that way. When they demonstrate against some arbitrary Israeli action, they do so peacefully. Generally hostilities occur in proximity to settlements where often the Jewish settlers create incindiary conditions. It is Palestinians responding, often on a restrained basis, to insults or attacks from settlers. Unfortunately the IDF fails to provide a balanced justice in those areas and allows settlers to continue their excesses.

    from the article: IDF mulls lifting ban on Israelis entering Palestinian-controlled West Bank
    First published 01:15 19.07.10 | Last updated 01:15 19.07.10
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