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    • Tam
    • 22.04.10 | 20:26 (IDT)

    How about we have this discussion here instead. That way you can try to poke wholes into it. You see, I am aware, that Gladstone and the pro-Israel group used the same tactic you are trying to use with the Board at Pride, which is to restric the definition of apartheid to the specific situation of South Africa. To us in North America, who never really thought much about the specifics, apartheid was simply that whites did not want to integrate with blacks, that they didn't want them to have equal rights, etc. It wasn't a very elaborate definition that led to the outrage, it was simply that there was intitutionalized racism. Truth is, (1) Israel doesn't want a one state solution because then they'll have to incorporate a large amount of non jewish palestinians; (2) Israel does not recognize Beoudine villages within its borders; (3) Institutions in Israel are allowed to be Jewish-only in the administration of land; etc. Con't

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