Talking About Apartheid

Talking About Apartheid


Recorded February 18, 2022

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Featuring Salem Barahmeh (Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy), Hagai El-Ad (B’Tselem) and Sherine Tadros (Amnesty International).  

In this session we explored the increasing adoption by human rights experts of the term “apartheid” to describe the reality in Israel/Palestine, including on both sides of the Green Line, and the view that, today, Palestinians and Israelis live in a de facto one-state, apartheid reality.

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Other related articles/resources

From the former AG of Israel: “With great sadness I conclude that my country is now an apartheid regime (The Journal/Ireland, 2/10/22)

Smotrich at Knesset: Ben-Gurion should have ‘finished the job,’ thrown out Arabs  (Times of Israel, 10/13/21 – example of phenomenon referenced by Hagai, wherein Israeli officials in effect acknowledge the Nakba)

Congress Flips Out Over Amnesty International’s Report on Israel (FMEP’s Legislative Round-Up 2/4/22)

Amnesty International report alleging ‘apartheid’ in Israel draws fierce criticism (Politico 2/1/22)

Amnesty International Tries to Put Israel on Trial (Wall Street Journal op-ed, 2/4/22)

Clip of MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin discussing the report and reactions to it

Video of AP reporter asking the State Department spokesman about the report and U.S. double standards when it comes to Israel

Amnesty, “Designation of Palestinian civil society groups as terrorists a brazen attack on human rights”