Thursday, December 02, 2004

........... When ......

"When we do all these things,
we are not doing it only to the Palestinians,
but to ourselves, too.
The most important discussion should be in our own society.
If you blame the soldiers,
you miss the point....
These duties corrupt."

- Michael Aman, staff sergeant in the Israeli army and friend of a checkpoint commander convicted of assault for beating an unarmed and handcuffed Palestinian man. At least 83 Palestinians seeking medical care have died during delays at checkpoints, while 39 Israeli soldiers and police officers have been killed in attacks at checkpoints and roadblocks.

Source: The Washington Post