Israel’s justice minister admitted to the U.N. Human Rights Commission that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip had gone wrong. “We tried to convince ourselves that our occupation was a benevolent one,” said Yossi Beilin. “But we know from history that occupation is occupation is occupation.”
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