Israeli apartheid: the branding of an entire population as a security threat and the withholding of desperately needed medical care is a form of racism that results in a larger disease burden and unnecessary deaths in the restricted Palestinian population, and also collectively punishes entire families and threatens the basic rights, health, and dignity of individuals.
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UN Special Rapporteur reports that Israel’s actions amount to apartheid… Israel is planning a campaign to discredit a UN investigation, concerned that it will refer to Israel as an “Apartheid state” and its findings could damage Israel’s reputation among progressives in the West…
During a State Department briefing, reporters pressed spokesman Ned Price on the recent report by Amnesty International that Israel is perpetrating apartheid, and also asked him about the recent death of an 80-year-old American at the hands of Israeli soldiers. When Price said the US rejects Amnesty’s report, reporter Matt Lee pointed out that the State Dept uses Amnesty reports on numerous other nations. Read the facts here…
Amnesty International joins other well-known human rights organizations in characterizing Israel’s rule over Palestinians as “apartheid” – and calls on the global community to rally for Palestinian human rights.
Amazon isn’t just your one-stop shop for household items; Google is more than an internet search engine. These corporations are supplying Israel with the technology to enforce and deepen its occupation and apartheid over Palestinians.
The UK Labor Conference also condemned the ongoing Nakba in Palestine, as well as Israel’s attacks on the Al Aqsa mosque, forced displacements from Sheikh Jarrah, and the deadly assault on Gaza.
“We reject Israel’s apartheid system of laws and legal procedures,” the United Church of Christ (UCC) stated at its general synod, in a resolution approved by 83 percent of members despite an appeal by the American Jewish Committee. (The term ‘apartheid’ for the Israeli system has been used by numerous experts, including South African apartheid leader Bishop Desmond Tutu, a South African report on Israel, and scholars on the region.)
A quarter of Jewish voters polled by the Jewish Electorate Institute said they believed Israel is an apartheid state. This number rises to 38% for voters under 40.
H.A. Hellyer of the Carnegie Foundation calls on the American government to stop acting like Israel isn’t practicing full-blown apartheid, and start focusing on Palestinian human rights. Our leaders need to get aligned with their constituents, who are more willing than ever to be critical of Israel.
Just a few months after Israeli human rights org B’Tselem released its bombshell report calling Israel an apartheid state, another major group reaches the same conclusion – adding “persecution” to the charge of apartheid. A 200+ page report details Human Rights Watch’s findings.