Eliminating Racial Discrimination Against Palestinians Means Joining the Movement Against Israel's Apartheid

March 2009
al-Majdal;Mar2009, Issue 41, p48
The article focuses on the statement released by the organization Badil on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in 2009. It details the extensive pass law system that dominates the Occupied Palestinian Territory as described in a United Nations report. Israel denies the return of more than seven million Palestinian refugees to the homes and lands from which they were expelled over despite the fact that return is a right enshrined in international law. It cites the link between genocide and ethnic cleansing in the emergence of exclusionary ideologies based on race or ethnicity.


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