Israel’s Arab population should not be subject to wholesale discrimination because of the crimes of isolated individuals, Prime Minister Ehud Barak said. “Extremists, as serious as they may be, will be dealt with as individuals,” Barak told Israel Radio’s Arabic service on Tuesday. “There is no place for generalizations.” His comments came as police officials confirmed that the three people responsible for carrying out near-simultaneous car bombings Sunday in Tiberias and Haifa were Israeli Arabs.
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