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    • Barka
    • 01.03.11 | 09:22 (IST)

    Do the Palestinian owners at least have the option to take over the buildings, rather than have them razed to the ground? First, the gesture is not nearly enough, and not even a baby-step in the right direction. More like reluctantly tipping a toe into hot water. Second, it seems like some torched earth policy: since we have no other choice, we give your land back, but not anything more to accommodate your claims, such as a roof over your head

    from the article: Israel vows to raze all illegal outposts built on private Palestinian land
    First published 02:19 01.03.11 | Last updated 02:19 01.03.11
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