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originally posted by: Involutionist
a reply to: johnwick
The US prisons make Mideast central and south american and Asian prison look like Nazi death camps in comparison..
That statement along with the rest of your post is ironic. You see my friend, you just compared a first world nation such as the U.S to second world nations of S.A and the mid-east in order to make a point...
Let it marinate.
Btw, which other first world nations is America a shining beacon of hope for? Canada? Finland? Netherlands? Britain? France? Sweden? Germany?
originally posted by: babybunnies
You know who's one of the worst violator of Human Rights?
The UNITED STATES. No equal rights for LGBQT, no laws protecting LGBTQ from discrimination, and upholders of the death penalty in several states.
Huge violations of basic human rights in prisons, health care as a "for profit" system (in many other countries health care is free or heavily subsidized), and a legal system that protects corporations over human beings.
Let's call out the USA before anyone else.
originally posted by: Meduzi
a reply to: Logarock
Israel will always be able to use the "We were abused" line. But, being the greatest power in the Middle East, the disproportionate response, is clearly wrong. And as long as they keep stealing land, this cycle will continue.
originally posted by: Ironhawke
a reply to: Max_TO
Not at all. I am not demonizing Israel, just wishing she could start being a bit more diplomatic. I neither hate nor uncritically condemn Israel. I simply think that their record and their actions should speak for themselves, and not keep hearkening back to events 80 or 2000 years ago. If they would at least give serious thought to a two state solution..hell, if they'd agree to an actual cease fire I'd be overjoyed. All the problem is not Israel's fault, nor is it the Palestinians'. Both are to blame.
Btw..my avatar is Spock. Just happened to played by the delightful, and greatly missed, Nimoy. Please actually read my other posts. I am not engaging in anti-Semitic Israel bashing. Earlier I explained that one quite well.
originally posted by: buster2010
Is this your first time hearing this? For years now Israel has pretty much been leading the pack when it came to human rights violations. But that's what happens when you hold another nation under a brutal occupation.
Your ignorance is overwhelming...Israel gave up Northern Gaza to the Arabs there with big money producing farms and the idiots destroyed them...Then the terrorist Gazinians used that land to launch unprovoked rocket attacks on Israel...
originally posted by: Zcustosmorum
a reply to: xuenchen
I seen quite a lot of what Israel done To Gaza last year and it was vicious, pure & simple. I am not surprised by the U.N.'s finding. That and of course they've been in direct violation of human rights laws (and guilty of war crimes) with the constant siege of Gaza since 2007.