What does Israel have to hide? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Janice
    • 29.09.09 | 18:21 (IST)

    If Israel thinks it did nothing wrong in its massive attack on Gaza then why did they refuse to allow in journalists? Why did they refuse to cooperate with Judge Goldstone? Why did they try to silence the courageous IDF members who reported war crimes? If Israel has nothing to hide they should completely cooperate with the investigations of what happened in Gaza. As for those who damn Judge Goldstone for having been a judge in apartheid South Africa, it should not be forgotten that during the apartheid years Israel was one of South Africa's closest friends. Judge Goldstone is a respected judge and Israel is not the first country that he has criticized for having committed war crimes. But Israel is the first country to reject the Judge and his report. As for those who say that Goldstone is a traitor to the Jewish people where is it written that no one should criticize Jews when they do bad things? Goldstone is a hero and a courageous man.

    from the article: U.S. to Israel: Probe alleged Gaza war crimes to advance peace
    First published 12:16 29.09.09 | Last updated 21:45 29.09.09
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