Yariv on Israel Being Held To A Different Standard - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 13.10.09 | 16:13 (IST)

    Israel claims to hold itself to the standards of a western style democracy. That is the first lie. Second, the fact that Israel has occupied another people and stolen their land through various ruses for over 40 yrs simply puts it in the category of the 18 countries you lambast for their own violations. You give yourself away when you refer to Judge Goldstone as a "devil". War crimes are war crimes, whoever commits them and in this case it is Israel, and not for the first time. Interesting that none of the refutations put forward by Israel in response to the report can be substantiated. Israel is guilty and it will be held accountable. Just deal with it and work to make Israel a real emocracy rather than a sham.

    from the article: UN rights body ready to debate Goldstone probe
    First published 13:37 13.10.09 | Last updated 16:57 13.10.09
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