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Classical_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 11:04 AM
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Top EU, UN Chiefs Demand Halt To Israeli Demolitions
Top EU, UN Chiefs Demand Halt To Israeli Demolitions

Big News Network.com Saturday 15th May, 2004


A European Union representative, Ireland's Foreign Minister Brian Cowen, the United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, and the Acting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Bertrand Ramcharan, have called on Israel to stop the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Gaza Strip border town of Rafah.

Gun battles ensured Friday as Israeli army bulldozers demolished 35 homes, adding to the scores already destroyed this week. Military officials say hundreds of homes are scheduled for demolition in retaliation for the deaths 13 soldiers this week.

Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported panic-stricken residents grabbing whatever belongings they could carry before fleeing their homes, some waving white flags at approaching Israeli forces, according to local witnesses.

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the UN's top human rights official voiced their dismay at the violence and destruction in Gaza this week......

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Jim Sagle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 11:38 AM
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1. Typical EU/UN crap - they care more about Palestinian property than
Israeli lives. Fuck'm.
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Classical_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 11:41 AM
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2. You may not know this but fewer Israeli lives will be lost
Edited on Sat May-15-04 11:41 AM by Classical_Liberal
if they stop making Palestinians homeless and angry. They are fucking themselves, not the EU or the UN.
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Jim Sagle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 11:52 AM
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3. I'd like to believe that - BUT Arafat broke off negotiations to start the
current uprising.
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Classical_Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 11:59 AM
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4. Arafat requested a restart of negotiations long ago
. Israel wouldn't do it. So the blame goes both ways.
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Darranar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-04 03:26 PM
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5. Why do you think so? n/t
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