Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Real News Video with Transcript: IS ISRAEL AN APARTHEID STATE?

Journalist Jonathan Cook and Israeli human rights lawyer Michael Sfard on apartheid & Israel

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"Renowned Nezareth-based journalist Jonathan Cook says not only is Israel's control of the West Bank based on an apartheid system of segregation but also the system inside Israel proper. One of the top Israeli human rights lawyers, Michael Sfard, disagrees. In a Tel Aviv interview with The Real News' Lia Tarachansky he talks about his conclusion that Israeli control in the West Bank is now only moving towards an apartheid-like system based on the dual legal systems that Israeli settlers and Palestinians get subjected to. He describes that if an Israeli settler and a Palestinian were to be arrested for the same crime, they would be judged, investigated, and convicted in separate legal systems....."

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