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August 17, 2012 8:00 pm

U.S. Condemns Attack on Palestinians in West Bank

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Palestinian taxi attacked by Jewish extremists. Photo: Screenshot.

JPost – The United States on Friday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” Thursday’s attack on a Palestinian taxi in the West Bank, which left six people lightly to moderately wounded, including two children.

“We extend our deepest sympathies to the victims, among them children, and we hope for their speedy recovery. We note that the Government of Israel has also condemned this heinous attack and pledged to bring the perpetrators to justice,” the US State Department said in a statement.

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  • Jan

    In addition to condemning the attacks on the Palestinians the US should also rethink the fact that we give billions of dollars to Israel so that they can maintain their 45 year brutal occupation of the West Bank. We need to end that largesse especially when the money is needed here at home.

    • JB Leibovitch

      The occupation is a myth. When Jordan controlled Judea and Samaria, the territory you call the West Bank, there was no belief they were occupying Palestinian land. Why is Jewish control of (historically Jewish) land considered an occupation? This is a double standard applied differently to Jews than to Arabs.

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