Palestinians have a legal right to armed struggle

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet
depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may be both moral and physical; but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will”

“The truth is that Israelis will never have peace until they recognise that Palestinians have the same right to the same peace and the same independence that they enjoy,’ he said. ‘Recently, that great voice of freedom, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, asked this: “Have the Jewish people of Israel forgotten their collective punishment, their home demolitions, their humiliations so soon?”

“Palestine,” said Nelson Mandela, “is the greatest moral issue of our time.  We know only too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians.”

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