Leonard - translation of the Afrikaans word "apartheid" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Elmer
    • 30.12.09 | 22:57 (IST)

    The English translation is literally, "apartness." It's not strictly racial, not strictly old South Africa. If you favor separation, apartness, of Israelis and Palestinians, Jews and Arabs in the West Bank, favor Jews-only roads and land areas, favor different laws applying to Jews and Arabs, Israelis and Palestinians, in the West Bank, then you support apartness. You support apartheid. By definition. Don't be ashamed. Simply say you favor separation, apartness, of the peoples. Apartheid.

    from the article: 28 kilometers of distilled apartheid
    First published 01:28 30.12.09 | Last updated 04:12 31.12.09
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