Is Israel an Apartheid State?
Rhetoric or Reality? Summary of a Legal Study by the Human Sciences Research council of South Africa
Date Written: 06/03/2010
Year Published: 2010
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11730
Do Israel's practices in occupied Palestinian territory, namely the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, amount to the crimes of colonialism and apartheid under international law?
Apartheid regimes rely on three "Pillars of Apartheid" to maintain their domination.
Israel's practices, Apartheid Pillar 1: A preferred identity; separate system privileging Jews
Israel's practices, Apartheid Pillar 2: Segregation; exploitation of resources
Israel's practices, Apartheid Pillar 3: Matrix of security laws to suppress opposition
Selected Examples of the 1500 Military Orders governing Palestinians
Discussion: Future Direction