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    • sylvie
    • 07.11.09 | 10:32 (IST)

    Professor Oren Yiftachel of Ben Gurion University has described Israel as an 'ethnocracy' in which one ethnic group - the Jews - enjoy the rights and privileges of democracy and everyone else is partially or fully excluded from enjoyment of those rights and privileges. This is not a matter of opinion but, as the USSD report points out, of actual practice. Our claims to be 'the only democracy in the Middle East' are truly hollow.

    from the article: U.S. State Department: Israel is not a tolerant society
    First published 01:18 06.11.09 | Last updated 07:24 06.11.09
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