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    • 11.09.11 | 18:24 (IDT)

    A Herrenvolk democracy is a political system in which citizen rights are only granted to the dominant group in a society; the US Jim Crow South, Apartheid South Africa, and Arab countries are generally cited as the most illustrative cases. This is clearly not the case in Israel where minorities have full civil rights -- unlike the nations surrounding Israel.

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