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Middle East Monitor
“The row over Israeli apartheid took another authoritarian turn yesterday after the country’s Education Ministry summoned the principal and managing director of Hebrew Reali School in Haifa to a hearing after they ignored a ministry order and went ahead with an online lecture by the director of B’Tselem, arguably Israel’s most respected human rights organisation.”...
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“Yuli Edelstein’s dismissal of the vaccine for Palestinians issue should have come as no surprise. Just last week, the occupation state opened the sluice gates on rainwater reservoirs near the nominal Gaza border and flooded Palestinian farmland, destroying crops. Also last week, Israeli occupation forces destroyed the Palestinian Bedouin village of Al-Araqib for the 182nd time in ten years....
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The so-called “Nation-State Law” of 2018 was only the most brazen manifestation of that reality. Palestinian human rights group Adalah (Arabic for “justice”) maintains a database of the many Israeli laws which discriminate against the state’s non-Jewish Arab citizens. These range from the Nation-State Law’s declaration that only Jews have the right to national
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“[T]he country’s largest human rights group may have rescued the possibility of open and honest discussion from those who seek to stifle free speech under the cloak of combating anti-Semitism. Such is the goal of those advocating the adoption of the controversial International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. B’Tselem’s groundbreaking paper and an equally...
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“According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ‘Everyone has the right to freedom of expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.’ The lawyers cited this in their letter and argued that this right is embodied...
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"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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Merkel’s responsibility under the Apartheid Convention should be to assist in holding Israel accountable to the vast crimes it commits against the Palestinians, including those with Israeli citizens. Germany is in violation of its responsibility to obstruct investigations of the ICC.
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Israel’s continued occupation of Palestinian territory, as well as the efforts that Israel goes to to impose second-class citizen status on Palestinian citizens and inhabitants of the occupied West Bank prompted the "First Global Conference on Israeli Apartheid" to take place in Istanbul, Turkey, last weekend. Inaugurating the conference, President of the Union of Non-Governmental...
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