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    • Raoul
    • 04.01.10 | 14:33 (IST)

    Akiva Eldar has it completely wrong. I was there. Apartheid was about the word *apart*, meaning whites and non-whites were to live apart, the latter being forced into separate areas. In practice, of course, apartheid was very much worse - a whole string of statute racial laws which affected every moment of non-whites lives. It was really much like the Nazi-era, without the Holocaust. Akiva, don't show your ignorance. In Israel, Israeli Arabs have full rights - in practice not perfect, admittedly. As for the Palestinians, whatever injustice is served upon them is a direct result of their intransigence in not wanting to reconcile and come to the peace table.

    from the article: Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different?
    First published 01:09 04.01.10 | Last updated 13:47 04.01.10
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