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Denial Right to Services – News

“Israel’s Vaccination Drive Is Going Great. But We’re Being Sidelined” – by Mustafa Barghouti, The New York Times

“[Israel] is on track to vaccinate 25 percent of its population by the end of January and every Israeli by the end of March. This includes about 600,000 settlers, who, according to international law, are illegally living in the West Bank, but who hold Israeli passports. They will receive the vaccine in the coming days while about three million...
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“Israel’s Vaccine Success Can’t Hide a Deeper Divide” – by Ishaan Tharoor, The Washington Post

“[A]round a third of the 14 million people living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea are not included in this vaccination campaign. Israel has distributed vaccines to Jewish settlers in the West Bank, but not to Palestinians there or in the cramped, impoverished Gaza Strip.” A clear and transparent illustration of how Israeli lives...
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“We are Israel’s largest human rights group – and we are calling this apartheid” – by Hagai El-Ad, The Guardian

“One cannot live a single day in Israel-Palestine without the sense that this place is constantly being engineered to privilege one people, and one people only: the Jewish people. Yet half of those living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea are Palestinian. The chasm between these lived realities fills the air, bleeds, is...
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“Is Israel Practicing Vaccine Leadership or Medical Apartheid?” – by Ariel Gold, Counter Punch

“Israel has entrenched its settlement enterprise occupation while flouting international law and dodging its moral, legal, and humanitarian obligations as an occupying power. Providing the COVID-19 vaccine to Palestinians is one of these obligations. Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza direly need the COVID-19 vaccine. The infection and death rates are climbing dangerously.  [But] so...
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“Israel’s Refusal to Test Its Arab Population for COVID-19 Is a Ticking Time-Bomb” – Dr. Nihaya Daoud, Haaretz

Israel is not treating its citizens as equal but rather privilege based on race. But using privilege to also test for COVID-19: a basic right and need during this global health crisis is a grave breach of humanity and a clear ‘inhuman act’ of an apartheid regime.
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“Israeli military confiscates Palestinian field clinic for virus victims” – Mondoweiss

At a time when the world is battling for humanity in light of COVID-19, Israel continues to discriminate based on nationality, ethnicity and religion. The Israeli Military is seeking to condemn the health and wellbeing of the Palestinian people by destroying their clinics.
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“Only in apartheid Israel can an app offer option not to be picked up by Arab cab drivers” – Middle East Monitor

“Gett Mehadrin is not for religious [Jews]. It is for people who don’t want an Arab driver.” Another case that unveiled the nature of the Israeli regime and its many similarities to the apartheid regime of South Africa. The Israeli regime has been successful in shielding itself from the apartheid label, and hence has not...
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