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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" ...
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Did Pat Buchanan want to be ambassador to South Africa to support apartheid?

I read that Pat Buchanan wanted to be the ambassador to South Africa. Was it for the sake of helping maintain apartheid?
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Is systematic discrimination based on religion considered apartheid?

The crime of apartheid is defined as "an institutionalized regime of systematic oppression and domination by one racial group over any other racial group or groups and committed with the ...
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Did Gandhi ever make a statement on South African apartheid?

Did Mahatma Gandhi ever publicly declare his opinion on the racist segregation under the apartheid regime in South Africa?
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What did Ehud Olmert mean by these statements on a two state solution for Israel? [duplicate]

In the book of essays edited by Akeel Bilgrami which explores the notion of academic freedom, and is titled Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom, John Meirshiemer in the essay Israel and Academic Freedom ...
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