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September 27, 2004
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Israel’s security barrier is a land grab, a U.N. human rights official said. “There is no compelling evidence that suicide bombers could not have been as effectively prevented from entering Israel if the wall had been built along the Green Line — the accepted border between Israel and Palestine — or within the Israeli side of the Green Line,” John Dugard said last Friday in a report to the U.N. General Assembly, using the term that describes Israel’s pre-1967 borders.

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