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Amnesty International report alleging ‘apartheid’ in Israel draws fierce criticism

Jewish groups and Israeli officials call the findings ‘outrageous.’

A report by Amnesty International accusing the Israeli government of practicing the international crime of “apartheid” in its treatment of Palestinians drew fierce criticism even before its publication Tuesday.

  • Laurenz Gehrke
  • Politico

The more than 200-page report by the London-based NGO concludes that Israel has “perpetrated the international wrong of apartheid, as a human rights violation and a violation of public international law,” regarding the treatment of Palestinians both within Israel and Palestinian territories.

“There is no possible justification for a…

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