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shaayecanaan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-02-08 04:16 AM
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31. Corrections...
I think it becomes difficult to argue in favor of a right's existence when no precedent exists of a people having ever exercised it beforehand... or are seen as having that right today, excepting this single group.

Plenty of refugees are "seen" as having that right, including Hutu refugees near Rwanda, or Azeri refugees previously living in Nagorno Karabakh. Hypocritically, Israel is one of the loudest voices calling for the return of the Azeri refugees, which must surely rank with its own denial of the Armenian genocide as one of the most blatantly disgusting examples of hypocrisy on the world stage.

Given that the Tibetan exiles were by and large not citizens of the Peoples Republic of China, nor were Azeri refugees ever citizens of the de facto Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, nor were most refugees citizens of the regimes that expelled them, your position essentially amounts to "Fuck the refugees". Congrats on that.
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