Imagine if in the 1980's white South Africans had a movement for economic democracy that was silent on the question of apartheid. That is how the Israeli so-called "social protest" movement appears to many of us.I sympathize with the poor fellow who set himself alight and with other Israeli Jews who feel they are not being treated fairly. But if you want to be accepted by the worldwide movement against economic injustice, you must demand an end to the occupation and an end to Israeli apartheid. And your movement must build ties of solidarity with the Palestinian resistance.
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from the article: Israeli man sets himself on fire during Tel Aviv social protest