Sunday 22 October 2017

Israeli democracy akin to apartheid

Kevin Myers (February 2) describes Israel as "the one and only democracy" in the Middle East.

Is it really? How can Israel be described as a democracy when it has ruled over millions of Palestinians in the territories it has occupied by force since 1967, without according them any democratic rights?

That demonstrates a 40-year record of contempt for democracy, rather than a commitment to it.

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