Shimon Peres, Dead at 93

Shimon PeresShimon Peres was 93. He twice served as prime minister of Israel and later as the country’s ninth president.

His defining achievement was as one of the key architects of the Oslo peace accords for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel peace prize with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation.


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Roedy Green

Just because Peres is dead does not mean we should forget in his early life he was a war criminal. He and his friends illegally invaded Palestine without provocation and expelled the Palestinians, seized their lands and set up an apartheid state. We are living with the consequences of that crime to this day.

September 28, 2016 @ 6:27 AM

J. Baxter

Roedy Green: What a perverted view of History!

September 29, 2016 @ 2:27 PM

Michel

I agree with Roedy, Palestinians recall Shimon Peres as a criminal who has blood on his hands. He waged two wars on Gaza between 2007 and 2014 (4,000 Palestinian lives were lost during these wars).

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas participated in the funeral and described Shimon Peres as a partner in peace, for many people’s surprise...

October 2, 2016 @ 5:07 AM

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