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Israeli apartheid policies are constricting Palestinian rights across the board

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.

Israel ‘top priority’ is to discredit UN, Rapporteur says Israel commits apartheid

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…

United Church of Christ (UCC) labels Israel an Apartheid state

“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.)

Opinion: Israel uses apartheid to exclude Palestinians. When will Washington face that?

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.

Another major human rights org reports: “apartheid” in 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.