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    • Joel Mort
    • 12.11.12 | 14:01 (IST)

    You, Gideon Levy, say that apartheid is about "dispossession, from land, rights, dignity, nationality and power." How are the expulsion of Arabs from lands now in Israel-proper, the double standards when it comes to civil rights and rights to land, housing, etc, the demarcation of "Arab villages" from the rest of "Jewish Israel", NOT apartheid? You who note consistently the disconnect between the rhetoric about Arabs Israelis have equal rights and opportunities and the reality of life in Israel, surely cannot be so naive or (or worse, apologetic) to not recognize these things as components of an apartheid system. The ONLY difference between South African apartheid and Israeli apartheid, is that the South Africans were honest about it.

    from the article: Apartheid, by any other name
    First published 01:43 11.11.12 | Last updated 01:43 11.11.12
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