Posts Tagged ‘apartheid’

Israel: democracy or apartheid state?

A bloodied Israeli flag hangs on the main building at the University of Cape Town during Israel-Apartheid Week 2018. (photo credit: SAUJS/FACEBOOK) Racism was part of the birth of the state of Israel; apartheid is part of its fabric. Nelson Mandela agreed. Palestinians struggle for equality, as do people of color (both Jewish and non-Jewish). […]

Israeli Apartheid Made Official: Annexation is the New Reality in Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance.  On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan River, an area that covers 2,400 square kilometers, or nearly a third of the Occupied West Bank. […]

Palestinians are facing climate dystopia under Israeli apartheid

Long before the ‘intractable conflict’ between Israeli Jews and Palestinians gets resolved, through the creation of a sovereign Palestinian state, a single apartheid state or a multi-ethnic federation of some sort, climate change will have thrown everything up for grabs – literally. The ensuing crisis will either accentuate inequity and conflict, or prompt solutions for […]

Gideon Levy: “Only for Jews”: The West Bank’s Apartheid Springs

Israeli soldiers at a West Bank spring. More than 60 such sites have been seized by settlers as part of a project of plunder there that began 10 years ago. Credit: Alex Levac Israeli settlers have taken over dozens of springs in the West Bank, all of them on private Palestinian land, and are keeping […]

History: Implacable Foes of Southern African Apartheid and Colonialism

Nigeria’s military government headed by Murtala Muhammed (1938-1976) and Olusegun Obasanjo (b. 1937) from July 1975 to October 1979 was one that was marked by its implacable opposition to Apartheid and colonialism in southern Africa. The hardline stance it took was predicted by U.S. embassy dispatches which considered both men to be fundamentally anti-West in […]

In Hebron, Tlaib and Omar would have seen Israel’s apartheid city

Had Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar been allowed to visit Hebron, they would have seen Israel’s official policy of discrimination and segregation for the city’s 215,000 Palestinian residents. By Avner Gvaryahu Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian man during a raid on the West Bank city of Hebron, September 20, 2017. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90) Outside […]

From heat waves to ‘eco-apartheid’: Climate change in Israel-Palestine

July 2019 was, according to European climate researchers, the hottest month ever recorded. Coming just one year after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its landmark report warning of an impending climate catastrophe, temperatures soared to unprecedented levels in places like Alaska and Sweden, forests incinerated in Siberia, glaciers melted in […]

Israel is no exception: Apartheid has to go

A UN Security Council resolution rejecting South Africa’s 1983 constitution shows that there is precedent and necessity to act against Israel’s Nation-State Law. Simon KAPWEPWE (standing), Foreign Minister of Zambia, addressing the Seminar on Apartheid, Racial Discrimination and Colonialism. 4/Aug/1967 (UN Photo) In a referendum on November 2, 1983, White voters in apartheid South Africa […]

Ethiopia: Ethnic Apartheid and the Globalist Colonizers’ Playbook

IMAGE: Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed meets with arch-globalist French President Emmanuel Macron for help carrying out ‘reforms’ and to restore diplomatic links (Image Source: Fana) Teodrose Fikremariam 21st Century Wire What you are about to read should be of concern to you whether you live in America, France, Ethiopia or any corner of the […]

We call on the German government to fight racism and apartheid – not those who oppose them

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement  from Palästina Spricht – Palestine Speaks. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. On May 17th, 2019 the German Parliament (Bundestag) has passed a resolution against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) condemning it as anti-Semitic. All […]

NYU president slams speaker for endorsing BDS against ‘apartheid’ Israel (and doesn’t mind his calling Trump a ‘fascist’)

The president of NYU issued a statement yesterday roundly condemning a speaker at graduation the day before for endorsing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against “apartheid” Israel. President Andrew Hamilton said the remarks were “quite objectionable” and “We are sorry that the audience had to experience these inappropriate remarks… [which] indefensibly made some in the audience […]

Israel doesn’t have to be an apartheid state

It is our duty to take every opportunity to say to the world that the occupation is not Israel, that we are not willing to continue imposing military rule on another people any longer. By Zehava Galon Palestinian women pass through Qalandiya checkpoint on the way to Jerusalem on the first Friday of […]

Trial update: confronting apartheid in Berlin’s criminal court

As the brutality of Israel’s systemic apartheid is being unveiled, human rights activists who speak up about Israel’s crimes against humanity become a target of political persecution. Berlin is currently witnessing a crackdown on freedom of expression as German authorities yield to Israeli government pressure to criminalize dissent. Whereas Berlin has positioned itself as the […]

Plea Deal in Arson-Murder Case of Israeli Settlers Epitomizes Apartheid “Justice”

REGIONAL COURT, LYDD, PALESTINE – A plea deal has been reached in the case of one of two Israeli settlers who were charged in the arson-murder of the Dawabsheh family in July 2015. Saad Dawabsheh, 31, his wife Reham, 27, and their 18-month-old son Ali were killed in the attack when settlers set their home […]

The Barbaric Apartheid State of Israel Even Attacks Syria during the Eurovision Finals

    Israel Attacks Syria Two Consecutive Nights While Hosting Eurovision Finals The Syrian government says Israel has launched airstrikes on the country twice in less than twenty-four hours amid a broader pressure campaign against Iran and its allies currently being waged by the United States that has sent regional tensions soaring. State TV reported anti-air […]

On Nakba Day 2019 the question before us is — justice or apartheid?

Every year, around Nakba Day, I take stock of political developments over the past year.  This year, I cannot help but notice significant strides on both progressive and regressive fronts.  Some of the news is totally welcome, proof that all our efforts, our organizing, our activism, have not been in vain. Thus, for example: “Most […]

The ‘Deal of the Century’ perpetuates Israeli apartheid

By JEREMY WILDEMAN and EMILE BADARIN Leaked plan to end the Israel-Palestine conflict by the Trump administration will entrench the occupation and perpetuate the economic exploitation of Palestinians. Leaked details of the Trump administration’s Deal of the Century (the Deal) show that it offers neither an end to Israeli rule nor its policies of colonisation […]

You have the power to stop apartheid: An open letter to AIPAC

American Jews, who play such a central role in what happens in Israel, can put an end to the oppression of Palestinians on both sides of the Green Line. But only if they tell Israelis that enough is enough. By Marzuq al-Halabi Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the AIPAC Conference in Washington DC, on March 6, 2018. […]

The fifth suspect of Christchurch shootings has defected to israel (apartheid state)

A suspect confronted the court, two other under investigation; reports about another suspect who left for Israel faces the silence of authorities. The attack to two mosques in Christchurch, a city in eastern New Zealand, has led to the death of 49 people leaving dozens seriously injured. The terrorist, holding a camera on head live-streaming […]

The shame of it! UK’s failure to back UN investigation into israel’s (apartheid state) shoot-to-kill-or-cripple policy in Gaza

Dear Alister, Here’s something to take your mind off Brexit. You’ll have heard of Dr Swee Ang. She is the first female Orthopaedic Consultant appointed to St Bartholomew (‘Barts’) and the Royal London Hospitals. In the 1980s and 1990s Dr Swee worked as trauma and orthopaedics consultant in the refugee camps of Lebanon and later […]

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