So yeas, both are repressive regimes, so is Israel in good company? What is truly dishonorable is the preaching of Peres in favor of a 2-state solution when he is on record opposing it! All Israeli governments have been against it until this very day, otherwise an agreement would have been reached long time ago. Enough with this charade. Tell al you are against it and suffer the consequences.
Hamas says Egyptian mediation has restored calm along Israel, Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: The prophetic lesson of Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott