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From: Ismail Zayid
To: Halifax Herald
Cc: Bev Dauphinee
Subject: Double standards.
Mr. A. Mark David makes, in his letter, May 24, ludicrous statements, in defending Israeli actions and policies which stand clearly in defiance of international law. He attacks Hezbollah and Hamas for the capture of three Israeli soldiers, in military clashes, but makes no mention of over 10,000 Palestinians and Lebanese, men women and children, kidnapped by Iarael and held for decades in Israeli prisons, mostly without charge or trial.
describes the Israeli invasion of
He accuses Hamas and Hezbollah of violating the Geneva Conventions.
This is the height of audacity. The Israeli practices in the
He castigates Hezbollah for failure to implement UN resolution # 1701, but makes no mention of Israeli defiance of hundreds of UN reolutions and over 70 Security Council resolutions, including 242, 338, 446, 1405, amongst many others.