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Which proof have you given?

Reader comment on item: Why Newt Gingrich Was Right about Palestinian History
in response to reader comment: A Simple Point is ----- You have no proof !

Submitted by Amin Riaz (United Kingdom), Dec 22, 2011 at 19:11

And how do you link ancient Israel to European (or American) Jews?

Let us see you bring proof- real proof from unbiased historical sources that can even illustrate that there is a distinct people called Palestinians. SPecific markers of culture, leaders (who was the Palestinian Leader prior to Arafat??)

"The land of Palestine, so named by the Romans in order to insult the Jews, has been inhabited at all times by many peoples, tribes, nomads, immigrants."

I present you your OWN view as first evidence. You RANT and RAVE your own prejudice - without even BOTHERING to read what I say in reply.

Your own statements contradict what you say.

I have already said .... Palestinian are Arabs - they too are Semitic people akin to the Jews - their history goes back to that land.

Simple - to understand - who else has been occupying Arabia for the past 2000 years?

Palestinian is a regional identity.

The Jews in Palestine were referred to as the people of Palestine. The arabs in Gaza are related to the arabs in Egypt, they have common family and lineage, as do the Jordanians with West Bank tribal families. There was no differentiation ever until after Arafat came to exist.

Where is your one source for this bile. Independent non biased. Don't preach what you clearly don't practice. This COMPLETELY made up by you.

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Another thing, why is it that the so called Palestinian refugees have never been settled anywhere? Jewish refugees, African refugees, all peoples in distress who have been displaced for whatever reason have been re-settled in other lands. Why is it that the Arab Muslim Ummah refuses the poor Palestinians the opportunity? Why are they not granted citizenship in Jordan, in Lebanon, in Egypt, in Saudi Arabia, etc? Do you think it possible that they are being used (and abused) by arabs to use as a political pawn?

So even here you admit - those REFUGEES came from THAT LAND. THey have the RIGHT to go back.

Why should they be...... THEY want to return. Why don't you ask a few of them? Have you ever bothered?

Submitting....

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