No words can capture the agony of despairing friends and loved ones, who every day feel alive only by the lack of death.
Human Rights Watch could do with a new pair of glasses.
“I want to step back and think about the usefulness of the term ‘apartheid’ in thinking about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
Palestinian activists call Human Rights Watch’s assessment obvious but welcome.
Human Rights Watch weighed in this week on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by using the term “apartheid” in its report on conditions in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Beyond the stunning headline, how many people will read the entire report as I was able to do in the past few days?
“Friends, the world has a name of that form of government that’s codified in the nation state law, and it’s called apartheid,” she said.
“Jews with rights have the Jewish supremacy, and unequal Arabs are second-class citizens,” MK Ahmed Tibi said.
Last week, a motion was passed to boycott Israel.
At issue is an event in Berlin last month where Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel tried to address the issue of anti-Semitism among German Muslims.