You shoud a pretty severe lack of understanding - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Garoid
    • 01.11.11 | 17:09 (IST)

    One have you ever heard of the tyranny of the majority? Look it up. That's why that 51% setting the state religion isn't considered valid in any true democracy. Two England and Ireland are bad examples. Both did have institutionalized discrimination, but both are long past it. It is not acceptable for one set of laws to apply to Catholics and one to Protestants. But in Israel and the WB there is Israeli law, and territories law. They are definitively not equal. Since the definition of being Israeli is primarily related to Judaism, that is religious and ethnic discrimination, aka tyranny of the majority(that really isn't entirely a majority).

    from the article: Goldstone: Israel is not an 'apartheid state'
    First published 13:04 01.11.11 | Last updated 13:04 01.11.11
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