Category Occupation

JOHN DUGARD ON ISRAEL, APARTHEID AND RESOLVING THE ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT

The great John Dugard, former United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and reputed father of human rights in South Africa, on… Israel’s apartheid: it’s very clear that apartheid is practiced within the Occupied Palestinian Territories . . . You cannot dispute it. It’s just so clear. (However, it is […]

TEL AVIV MAYOR: TEL AVIV ATTACK A SYMPTOM OF THE OCCUPATION

A sober statement from Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai, when asked to comment on reports of Palestinians celebrating yesterday’s shootings in Tel Aviv: We might be the only country in the world where another nation is under occupation without civil rights. The problem is that when there is no terrorism, no one talks about [the occupation] . […]

THE DAILY GRIND

In which Ron Ben-Yishai plays soldier with the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) in Qalandiya refugee camp: The operation had three objectives. The first was what the military calls ‘mowing the lawn’ – detention of suspected terrorists and seizure of weapons, ammunition and explosives. Within Qalandia a great deal of weapons are produced, both for terrorist and criminal […]