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Hisham B. Sharabi Memorial Lecture: “Apartheid and Occupation under International Law” with John Dugard

Posted in Lectures, Videos by beyondtheborder on March 31, 2009

While international law tolerates military occupation, it does not approve it, specifically one that has continued for over 40 years as in the case of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory. Furthermore, during that time, Israel has introduced two other elements—colonialism and apartheid. Although there are many similarities between apartheid as it was applied in South Africa and Israel’s policies and practices in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the systems are not identical. There are features of the Israeli regime in the occupied territory that were unknown to South Africans. This year’s Hisham B. Sharabi Memorial Lecture was delivered by Professor John Dugard.

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Source: http://www.thejerusalemfund.org/ht/display/ContentDetails/i/5191/pid/3584

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