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pelsar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-02-09 03:09 AM
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67. of course not..but that is not really the issue here....
the real issue as far as I'm concerned is the hypocrisy involved. Hamas now "owns" gaza. They have created a non democratic society that was initiated by not just killing the members of the governing body...(responsible for the security of gaza-the PA), but by some of the cruelest methods, such as throwing some of them off buildings, killing their kids at school, etc.

This was all possible because israel left gaza, as a result of international pressure (and some internal strategic politics via Sharon). Pressure from many HR groups was relentless as its always been, the claim was that they were concerned with the Human rights, the civil rights of the Palestinians in Gaza. If that was so, i would expect them to be screaming their heads off at what Hamas is now doing. For what they are doing, is far far worse than anything the IDF did....but they arent. No longer are nice american civil rights advocates going to gaza to support the Palestinians when their civil rights are run over by the governing body...nor will they be, because in the end, its not about the Palestenians civil rights, its more about land ownership and tribal loyalties.

One can believe that the Palestinians should live in Gaza with the IDF observing their every move, preparing to attack at every kassam launched (which in fact is what i believe), but we can least lose the facacde that its about "human rights"...its not, thats just the means to the end...to let the Palestinians be ruled by someone from their own gene pool and its nothing more than that.

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