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posted 03 July 2005 06:44 PM      Profile for WingNut   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post

Not in a single one of these riots did the police use the means that are routinely used against non-violent left-wing protesters: clubs, tear gas, rubber-coated bullets and, lately, salt bullets. I can testify from my own experience at demonstrations that nobody remains where they are when tear gas grenades are shot at them.

Just as a reminder: five years ago, groups of Arab citizens tried to block some roads in the North of Israel, in a spontaneous reaction to the killing of Palestinians on the Temple Mount. In order to "protect the freedom of traffic on the roads", the police opened fire with live ammunition and 13 citizens were killed. But they, of course, were Arabs.

Uri Averny

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posted 03 July 2005 06:52 PM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Hacohen brings up the same points in his latest. I posted it to the Sharon disengagement thread.
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