Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 2:05 PM
Subject: Harvesting of
The report, by Chris McGreal from Aqraba [Oct.17], displays
again the intolerable oppression to which Palestinians are being
subjected. The denial , by Jewish settlers, in complicity with Israeli
police, of the right of the Palestinian farmers to harvest their olive
groves, defies all limits of human tolerance. This, incredibly, goes on with a
deafening silence from world leaders, who blabber about human rights and
We are told that the settler says ;" God gave the land to the
people of Israel, and that's us." I was not aware that God is a real estate
agent and the Bible is a 'registry of deeds'.
Ismail Zayid, MD.