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Apartheid was a system of racial discrimination in South Africa, aimed at keeping whites (a minority) in power. South Africa ended the practice in 1991. In a broad sense, the term is now used to refer to the deliberate segregation of a group for political purposes. Use this tag to discuss both South Africa's policies, as well as the political theories of deliberate segregation

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Why do some lecturers consider Israel to be an "apartheid" country?

The Israeli Apartheid Week lecture series is hosted annually in several universities and institutions in the U.S., and all over the world. The lecturers classify Israel as an "apartheid" ...