Archive for October 1st, 2017

01/10/2017

A Tale of Two Stories

Human Wrongs Watch

By Uri Avery*

29/09/17

THIS IS the story: at 7 o’clock in the morning, an Arab approaches the gate of Har Adar, a settlement close to the Green Line near the Israeli-Arab village of Abu Ghosh.

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Uri Avnery

The man is a “good Arab”. A good Arab with a work permit in the settlement. He lives in the nearby West Bank Arab village of Beit Surik.

He received a work permit there because he fits all the criteria – he is 37 years old, married and father of four children. The inhabitants of Har Adar know him well, because he has been cleaning their homes for years.

This Tuesday morning he arrived at the gate as usual. But something aroused suspicion among the guards.

He was wearing a jacket, though the weather was quite hot on this early autumn day. The guards asked him to remove his jacket.

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