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    • Denis MacEoin
    • 18.01.12 | 21:57 (IST)

    I am fed up with people using racial discrimination in Israel as evidence of 'apartheid'. Most countries have some form of racial prejudice, and what I have seen of it in Australia and New Zealand is much worse than anything I've seen here in Britain. It's a pity it exists in Israel, but it isn't 'apartheid'. That's a false accusation made by Israel's enemies, without a shred of evidence. Everybody should work to end it (to the extent that is ever possible), but please don't raise the spectre of apartheid, which doesn't exist in Israel.

    from the article: Thousands in Jerusalem protest racism against Ethiopian Israelis
    First published 17:46 18.01.12 | Last updated 17:46 18.01.12
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