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Submitted by Dr. L. McClain (United States), Aug 19, 2003 at 18:00

I have often idly wondered why Palestinians were considered refugees generation after generation, unlike all the zillions of other people in the world who have fled wars., including the millions who fled India for Pakistan and vice versa in 1947 (I believe that General Musharaf was born in Delhi), and the millions of Germans who fled East Prussia ahead of the Russian army in 1944-45, etc. including uncounted millions in Africa. Of course millions of Americans are descendents of war refugees, back to the Palatine Germans in the 18th century. There are many, many refugees who fled wars between Muslim countries of course. But no one except the Palestinians are deemed to have a perpetual entitlement to return to the lands they or their forebearers once fled and, presumably, to remove those who are there now.
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