The separation wall runs round the West Bank supposedly along the Green Line as marked by the 1949 armistice agreement but in fact making many incursions into and across Palestinian land. Here it detours to enclose the Shuafat refugee camp. Photo by Ahmad Gharabli /AFP
Report breaks new ground on the UN’s examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word ‘apartheid’.
By Ben White, Al Jazeera
March 15, 2017
A new United Nations report accuses Israel of having established “an apartheid regime that oppresses and dominates the Palestinian people as a whole”.
The publication comes amid renewed debate about whether, through its settlement policy and rejection of Palestinian self-determination, the Israeli government is creating – or even has already created – a de facto “one-state”, which critics warn would constitute a form of apartheid.
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