Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 3rd May 2013 20:10 UTC
Google "Internet giant Google has changed the tagline on the homepage of its Palestinian edition from 'Palestinian Territories' to 'Palestine'. The change, introduced on 1 May, means google.ps now displays 'Palestine' in Arabic and English under Google's logo. Using the word Palestine is controversial for some. Israeli policy is that the borders of a Palestinian state are yet to be agreed." Good but daring move.
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RE[7]: Some facts
by Soulbender on Mon 6th May 2013 08:28 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Some facts"
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

I would expect reasonable people to understand that a country which existed on said land for thousands of years and protected its rights to that land against overwhelming odds would have more rights to it than a group of people who were invented 100 years ago.


Oh you mean just like the non-Jewish people that has lived on the land now known as Israel much longer than the current state of Israel has existed?

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RE[8]: Some facts
by adinas on Mon 6th May 2013 08:49 in reply to "RE[7]: Some facts"
adinas Member since:
2005-08-17

And they are welcome to stay. No one is kicking them out. All Arabs citizens have full rights and if the Arabs in Judea and Samaria would demand it I'm sure they would get citizenship too.

But they do not have the right to take away parts of someone elses (very small country) to create yet another Arab country.

Don't confuse national rights with individual rights. I am talking about national.

Edited 2013-05-06 08:53 UTC

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RE[9]: Some facts
by kwan_e on Tue 7th May 2013 05:56 in reply to "RE[8]: Some facts"
kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

And they are welcome to stay. No one is kicking them out.


But you are kicking them out. Building illegal settlements while negotiations are happening.

But they do not have the right to take away parts of someone elses (very small country) to create yet another Arab country.


But you have a right, apparently...

Don't confuse national rights with individual rights. I am talking about national.


Oh the irony.

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RE[8]: Some facts
by darknexus on Mon 6th May 2013 09:09 in reply to "RE[7]: Some facts"
darknexus Member since:
2008-07-15

"I would expect reasonable people to understand that a country which existed on said land for thousands of years and protected its rights to that land against overwhelming odds would have more rights to it than a group of people who were invented 100 years ago.


Oh you mean just like the non-Jewish people that has lived on the land now known as Israel much longer than the current state of Israel has existed?
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Might as well save your energy. It's no good trying to have an intelligent debate with someone who refuses to look beyond their own religion.

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