Why the inverted commas when you refer to Palestinians? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Helen
    • 03.11.13 | 14:43 (IST)

    Palestinians in the O/T do suffer personal attacks from Jewish settlers as well as property damage including the destruction of their olive trees which impacts on their capacity to earn their living. And no, this does not justify personal attacks against Australians who are Jewish. But it is worth noting that the Australian police and legal system will treat this as a serious crime and make every effort to arrest the perpetrators. Now, if only we could say the same about Israel where the vile settlers are allowed to attack Palestinians and their property to their hearts' content, can spit on them and deface their mosques and never a Jewish settler is ever held to account.

    from the article: Israeli victims recount 'anti-Semitic' attack in Australia
    First published 15:06 28.10.13 | Last updated 15:06 28.10.13
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