Saturday, December 26, 2009

Where Is The Palestinian “Peace Now”?

By Neve Gordon, ZNet, Dec 24, 2009

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“Why,” I have often been asked, “haven’t the Palestinians established a peace movement like the Israeli Peace Now?”

The question itself is actually problematic because it is based on many erroneous assumptions, such as the notion that there is symmetry between the two sides and that Peace Now has been a politically effective movement. Most important, though, is the false supposition that the Palestinians have indeed failed to create a pro-peace popular movement.

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