Applying the crime of Apartheid to Israel's regime over the Palestinian people: Are Palestinians a distinct 'racial group'?

Gassner, Ingrid Jaradat
September 2011
al-Majdal;Sep2011, Issue 47, p16
The article examines the definition of racial groups in international law in relation to Palestinian people as a racial group. It highlights a study by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) on the application of the crime of apartheid to the oppressive regime of Israel over the Palestinians in 2008. Also discussed is the formation of the Palestine Liberation Movement (PLO) to protect national identity and Palestinian unity.


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