Why Not Sanctions for Israel?
Gross Violations of Human Rights
Roberts, Paul Craighttp://www.counterpunch.org/roberts09012009.html
Publisher: CounterPunch, USA
Date Written: 01/09/2009
Year Published: 2009
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX9469
The US led the imposition of sanctions against South Africa because of South Africa's apartheid practices. The sanctions forced the white government to hand over political power to the black population. Israel practices a worse form of apartheid than did the white South African government. Yet, Israel maintains that it is 'anti-semitic' to criticize Israel for a practice that the world regards as abhorrent.