Israel acts like an imperial power. It expands into territories that does not belong to it, subjugating and segregating the people there. It is absolutely an apartheid government, giving preference in all things to Jews at the expense of Arabs. Those academics they didn't allow in, were trying to go to Gaza or the West Bank, neither of which are Israeli territory. I'm sure had they been able to get in, they would have enjoyed a cup of coffee in Ramallah.
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