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rsfarrell
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posted 07 July 2005 02:17 AM      Profile for rsfarrell        Edit/Delete Post
This little story struck me, I don't know why:


Israeli Land Administration Blocks Roads Leading to Uprooted Village
School

On June 15, 2005, without prior warning, the Israeli Land Administration (ILA)
blocked the road to the school of the uprooted village of Maska 25 with sandbags.

In 1951 Israeli authorities destroyed the village of Maska leaving only two rooms
of the old school and parts of the old mosque in the village. Two months ago the
local committee for the village renovated the school building and planted bushes
around it. Later, the ILA uprooted the bushes and closed the road to the school.

The ILA spokesperson justified the ILA's actions by saying that the former village
residents "illegally trespassed on the state's property."

Weekly review of the Arab Press in Israel

No. 226 / June 10 – 17, 2005
- Conference on “Judaizing” Galilee held in Karmiel
- New Racist Statements from MK Avigdor Lieberman
- Comments Incite Racism towards Arab Citizens in the Naqab (Negev)
- Jewish Youths Attack Arab Youths in Afula
- An Objection to Renovate al-Lababidi Mosque in Akka [Acre]
- Latest Developments on Demolition of Old Islamic Cemetery
- Demolition of Trade Building in Unrecognized Village in the Naqab
- Israeli Land Administration Blocks Roads Leading to Uprooted Village School

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Albion1
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posted 07 July 2005 12:27 PM      Profile for Albion1     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Do you mean 'fear of bushes' as a fear of George W. Bush???????????
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rsfarrell
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posted 07 July 2005 04:40 PM      Profile for rsfarrell        Edit/Delete Post
"Two months ago the
local committee for the village renovated the school building and planted bushes
around it."

For this they send in the bulldozers and the storm troopers. I'm reminded of Churchill's analysis of tyranny:

quote:
You see these dictators on their pedestals surrounded by the
bayonets of their soldiers and the truncheons of their police. They are
afraid of words, of thoughts. Words spoken abroad, thoughts stirring at
home, all the more powerful because they are forbidden. These terrify them.
A little mouse, a little tiny mouse of thought appears in the room and even
the mightiest potentates are thrown into panic.


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