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    • hala
    • 06.02.06 | 08:14 (IST)

    First, I heartily condemn the crazy suicide bombers and the rocket firing on civilians. My first instinct is to have them eliminated from the face of the earth. However, I have been brought up on the principle of assuming innocence until guilt has been proven. Why are these suspects not arrested? Why risk killing bystanders, despite the excuse that anyone associated with the killers deserves to die as well? And the extrajudicial assassinations will only lead to more retaliation. Has Israel ever seriously tried restraint?

    from the article: Shin Bet chief Diskin says Israel in midst of 'new wave of terror'
    First published 00:00 06.02.06 | Last updated 00:00 06.02.06
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