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Sawsan
Palestinian citizens of Israel experience systematic marginalisation and discrimination in a wide number of areas, including the speaking and writing of their own language. In 2018, the Israeli government passed the Jewish Nation-State Law, which stripped Arabic of its status as an official language. Hebrew and English are now the most dominant languages in the...
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How is President Trump’s plan to solve the Israeli Palestinian conflict being received on the ground? The BBC’s Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman went to visit two homes in the occupied West Bank; starting with a Palestinian family whose house is in a fenced off enclave within an Israeli settlement. Israel has said it intends...
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Official trailer for the upcoming movie Roadmap to Apartheid. Narrated by Alice Walker. There are many lessons to draw from the South African experience of Apartheid relevant to conflicts all over the world. Roadmap to Apartheid explores in detail the apartheid comparison as it is used in the enduring Israel-Palestine conflict. As much an historical...
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The documentary film “Roadmap to Apartheid” was screened at The Sanctuary for Independent Media on October 5, 2012, accompanied by filmmakers Ana Noguiera and Eron Davidson in a QA moderated by Dr. Barry Trachtenberg, director of the SUNY Albany Judaic Studies Program. www.RoadmaptoApartheid.org www.mediasanctuary.org Created by Ana Noguiera (South African) and Eron Davidson (Israeli), “Roadmap...
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If Israel’s de facto annexation becomes de jure, what would be the implications of such an act on international law and on the international community as a whole?  What does this shift portend for the application of IHL and IHRL?  What are the related responsibilities of third-party States, regional organizations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the international community?...
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Laws and institutions in Israel have been developed over the past 70 years to empower one ethnic group and dispossess another. How can such laws and institutions be changed to serve a state of all its citizens? Can we benefit from other experience, for example the transition in South Africa, to affect a shift in...
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Moving from an apartheid state to a state for all its citizens is no easy task, particularly when the legacies of a settler colonialist enterprise are concerned. Since there are no easy precedents and models to lean on, and as Israel is a far more complex case than either South Africa or Algeria, creative answers to...
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To what extent are Israel’s political parties receptive to a Palestinian demand of ‘one state for all’ with equal rights and citizenship? To what extent could these parties be hostile?  Is there a big difference between left and right in that respect?  And how about extreme right?  If Israeli public opinion moves in favor of this paradigm shift,...
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