USA was also last onboard RE: Apartheid in So.Africa - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Eileen Fleming
    • 21.01.11 | 19:08 (IST)

    In 2002, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu said he was “very deeply distressed” by what he observed in his recent visit to the Holy Land, adding, “It reminded me so much of what happened in South Africa...the humiliation of the Palestinians at checkpoints and roadblocks, suffering like us when young white police officers prevented us from moving about." Referring to Americans, he added, “People are scared in this country to say wrong is wrong because the Jewish lobby is powerful—very powerful. Well, so what? The apartheid government was very powerful, but today it no longer exists.”

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