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Abbas: Palestine is an occupied state
Elior Levy
Published: 01.12.12, 12:59
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1. Palestine
Ken Patel ,   Vadodara, India   (12.01.12)
Abbas is right. Palestine is militarily occupied state. Its citizens are under constant Israeli watch from air and on ground and surrounded by its tanks. Basically they do not have any right to freedom, property ownership or territorial sanctity. It has no real army and lacks any kind of military power. Israeli leaders especially its Prime Minister is a monster!
2. "Palestine" is not a state and it's not occupied.........!!!
Esq62 ,   Israel   (12.01.12)
On the contrarey, starting with Jordan Arabs have illegally occupied Israel since 1948. Time to end this injustice.
3. LIAR... There is no end to these lies of these Arabs!!!!!!!!
Adam ,   USA   (12.01.12)
Sons of Satan, father of LIES.
Gil ,   Netherlands   (12.01.12)
Arabs who illegally occupy JEWISH LAND. Israel LEGALLY has full title to all of Israel. Read the Levy Report.
5. This is our RIGHT
PS ,   Palestine   (12.01.12)
we need to live in peace without barriers,siege,settlements,Jews. our right to stay and live in peace. now lands of 1967... next time we will get back 1948 lands by force .
6. Palestine is an occupied state
M. Bright ,   Mexico City, MX   (12.01.12)
The only difference between Israel today and the countries living under colonial domination in the 18th and 19th centuries is the semantics the occupiers and their supporters in the US use to describe themselves, so they're able to sleep at night. But by any definition imaginable, Israel is an Arab nation under colonial domination.
7. '67 boarders mean it is all Israel, he means '48 boarders
Eric ,   Tel Aviv & NY   (12.01.12)
If Israel is to make a boarder on the '67 boarder then there is no land for Palestinians, Abbas wants the '48 armistice line which again leaves no land for Palestinians as the land he wants would go back to Jordanian occupation. Either way non-binding UNGA resolutions mean nothing until he returns to the negotiation table 4 years after he left them.
8. Occupied with terrorists & idiots !
Moshe ,   Usa   (12.01.12)
9. Moral Decency Dictates...
Dallas ,   Canada   (12.01.12)
... that certain areas are to be strictly Judenrein, according to the UN and most of the world's opinion. Discrimination and human rights are allowable for all groups except one. The world's true colors are showing.
10. jordan
Sam M ,   UK   (12.01.12)
The problem is that Israel isn't occuying enough of it's own land while the fakestinians are occupying too much of the historic homeland of the Jews. A short term solution to redress this imbalance is for Israel to annex all of area c in the west bank and leave the pals with a tiny state. Monaco, san remo, tuvalu and a host of other tiny states have all thrived so won't the pals be happy? Of course they won't it's never been about the land it's all about destroying the Jewish state and has been right from the start which is why the arabs rejected partition in 1947. I hope Israel will remain strong and resolute and the pals will turn their eyes to jordan a true palestinian homeland if ever there was one. There's just one tiny little obstacle to raising the flag in jordan and that's the bedouin but since when did declarations of 'eternal arab brotherhood' prevent an arab turning on his fellow arab to get his own way?
11. Yes, Palestine is still occupied ... by idiots
Avi   (12.01.12)
And Abbas is their leader.
12. The Arab states promised us help....
tiki ,   belgium   (12.01.12)
Mr. Abbas, after all these years you should know better!
13. abbas shows his plan
basri ,   paris france   (12.01.12)
Now, we must be one power, all of us in the world united, each one Israël, in front of devil which is coming. Israël is the light of the nations. Now the real battle begins. We have to win.
14. JORDON IS PALESTINE>>>>>>>>>!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Frankel ,   USA   (12.01.12)
They already got more than half of Israel. They aren't getting any more!!!!
15. Sorry we Jews........................
Ben S ,   Free world   (12.01.12)
Sorry we Jews can't leave the land God gave us. Others are welcome, but we Jews are here to stay. That's just the way it is and has always been.
16. #1 Ken
Maurice ,   Montreal   (12.01.12)
Great, now that you showed your complete ignorance on the Mid-East matters, you can go back to your own problems in your country where millions live in the streets begging for food!
17. Why did the "West" abstain?
David ,   Israel   (12.01.12)
There are two reasons: One is that they don't really care how many Jews die (as they have done for centuries) by the hand of Arab/Muslim terror - the same lot that committed the atrocities of 9/11, Bali, Mumbai, Nairobi, Buenos Aires, and countless, others and the seconds they are just a bunch of lily livered cowards who would rather sacrifice 6,000,000 Jews AGAIN so the Muslims won't go on violent rampages in Europe and other "enlightened" countries like Australia! That is the real answer!
18. its a small world
bill ,   canada   (12.01.12)
now israeli and iaf and idf war criminals will be dragged to court ; the world is a really small place for israelis now; you guys need long range jets to travel to the US; travel will become almost impossible
19. Occupied ??????????????
Ben ,   USA   (12.01.12)
This land was inhabited by Abraham, Issac, John, Jesus, King Solomon, King David and a host of JEWS. It's time for others to get over it.
20. Occupied
graczek ,   Maryland, USA   (12.01.12)
All of former Mandatory Palestine is an occupied state or territory, however you want to look at it. The main point is that the Zionist occupation of Palestine--ALL of Palestine from the River to the Sea--must end, and end soon. No other course is ethically, historically, morally, or ppolitically permissible.
21. 17 So why did much of the EU vote in favor of the resolution
michael redbourn ,   Arad Israel   (12.01.12)
22. 1,6&20=Get educated,if you can read !!
Don Rosenberg ,   P   (12.01.12)
Racist arab muslims are occupyiing Jewish land, from the jordan to the mediterranean sea. The racist arab maurauders came after Jews built our country in the 1800 and 1900's One of you is polish and one from india, where racism and bigotry are the norm. The racist arabs, occupying our land ,are a invented ,fake group of arabswho want to kill all Jews. We Jews will not give these racists an inch of our land. Let the oil rich racist arab countries help their own. And to you gentile bigots, Kish meir tuchus!! and go to hell with you racist prophets.You jealous morons will be defeated.
23. A fair solution for the refugees?
Thomas the Doubter ,   USA   (12.01.12)
So I'm guessing that Abbas's 'fair solution' would mean the entrance of 7 million Arabs into Israel and the end of the Jewish State... Here it comes world
24. palestinian State
Rosalie Dann ,   Tauranga, NZ   (12.01.12)
Palestine cannot possibly have Jerusalem as it's capital as this is the capital of Israel and has been since King David's time. The world does not get to tell Israel what it's capital city is.
25. Mission impossible
Zivron   (12.01.12)
Abbas is tempting but he cannot do it he speaks for himself and moderates.The jihadi wont accept it .its worth a try but wont work.The Jews can offer steps but the staircase will collapse like the Tower of Babel.
26. #5 - it was never your land but sentiment understood
William ,   Israel   (12.01.12)
Let's be honest, most of your Arab ilk are illegal economic migrants from the 1930s. You never owned the land and even stole some of it from Jews in 1949. We're well aware of your true intentions which is why you're not getting peace until you end your racist goals. Most of the world knows it as well which is why they made their support conditional on ONLY land outside 1967 lines and ONLY as part of land swaps, and in the equation of a 2-State solution. All you'll do it prove to the world you're racist terror intentions and your game will fall apart. The only saving grace for you will be if Jordan takes some of the WB and its violence residents with Israel taking the rest. You didn't have barriers and roadblocks in 1999, but you did when you caused terror. You should learn from that, you war criminals.
27. Peace
Raja ,   India   (12.01.12)
How long can Israel exist with so many hostile Neighbours. Its time to buy peace. US may support and you may win. But there always will come a time where u have to suffer badly. Let peace be there.
28. Dear number 5
Arad ,   Roseacers   (12.01.12)
Your sad wet dreams will end in the deaths of millions of Arabs and a much larger Israel. When the idf is too restraint again we will hit the streets and butcher Arabs for that is what you want... You push us to the wall and you will pay a price sadly so will the peace wanting palestinias who your are ready to sacrifce for you fantacy. You will run like you have run for thousands of years, the way Allah wants you to run. Allah, you Allah gave this land 0,2% of the middle east to the Jews... Your vealousy will get you killed...laughable but a good conclusion is coming.
29. #20 graczek, you are a silly man
30. The Joker
Anshel ,   Canada   (12.01.12)
Abbas cannot guarantee his own survival, cannot guarantee to control Gaza, never mind guaranteeing recognition by 54 Arab/Muslim states. Interestingly, till June 1967, Jordan occupied the West Bank and the eastern part of Jerusalem, the Palestinian were content to live under the Jordanian occupation and did not demand independence. Therefore, the real solution is to create the Palestinian entity within the the framework of Jordanian kingdom and the borders should be negotiated between Israel and Jordan.
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