Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Cardinal John Foley Condemns Israeli Apartheid/Security Wall

Some call it a "security wall" meant to keep terrorists out of Israel.

Others call it an "apartheid wall" and a "land grab" meant to maintain a Jewish majority population in Israel, squeezing non-Jews into ever smaller, less sustainable bits of land. These critics observe that the wall is not built along the West Bank border, but cuts into the West Bank.

Catholic spokesman Cardinal John Patrick Foley gives Israel the benefit of the doubt, assuming that the wall really is about security. Even so, he calls for its end:

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