RE: Israel's racist policies - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Icarus
    • 09.06.13 | 05:55 (IDT)

    The State of Israel became a signatory to the Refugee Convention in 1954. That agreement says that any signatory to that convention must take in all political refugees. Article 1: “A person who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his former habitual residence as a result of such events, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it." So - while Israel continues to steal Palestinian land and solicit for more Jews around the world to live in Israel on that land ... you are making the argument that Israel has the right to violate it's own treaties and international law while discriminating against people to give preference to a person who is Jewish over someone who is not. Israel will find it increasingly difficult to maintain a pure ideological dominion in the 21st century without being in violation of civil rights abuses. And it most certainly already is.

    from the article: Israel's right to choose its migrants
    First published 03:27 06.06.13 | Last updated 19:27 05.06.13
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