Monday 19 February 2018

It's apartheid but by another name

Where does Desmond Fitzgerald get his facts (Letters, February 5)? In 1947 the UN General Assembly recommended that Palestine be 'provisionally partitioned' into a part-Arab, part-Jewish state.

The Arabs rightly objected to their land being taken from them. At that stage the Palestinians still had a two-to-one majority, but while Jews owned 7pc of Palestine they were given 55pc of the land. How fair is that?

And so it has continued to this day -- the gradual annexing of land.

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