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

Edit 4/29/2021: Human Rights Watch just put out a report declaring Israeli rule in the West Bank apartheid. The report is very long and detailed and worth reading for those interested. Quoting from ...
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Did Pat Buchanan want to be ambassador to South Africa to support apartheid?

Buchanan was a supporter of Apartheid, which is no surprise given his white supremacist political views. The ADL for example describes him as "increasingly advanc[ing] an anti-Semitic, racist, and ...
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What did Ehud Olmert mean by these statements on a two state solution for Israel?

The earlier answer by Machavity pretty much nails the general idea on the head but lacks specific #s: Jews in Israel: 6,119K (growth rate 1.7%) Arabs in Israel: 1,688K (growth rate 2.1%) ...
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Why do some lecturers consider Israel to be an "apartheid" country?

Apartheid is a word describing the racist segregation policies of South Africa before these policies were abolished by the ANC under the leadership of Nelson Mandela in the 90s; it is a word that the ...
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Did Gandhi ever make a statement on South African apartheid?

Mahatma Gandhi spent a large amount of time and energy directly fighting apartheid in South Africa. The thing is, apartheid, while we think about it as focused entirely against those who were ...
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What did Ehud Olmert mean by these statements on a two state solution for Israel?

There are about 6.1 million Jews in Israel (with about 2 million non-Jews), about 3.7 million in the Palestinian territories. For argument's sake, let's assume a one state solution with Jews and non-...
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Did Gandhi ever make a statement on South African apartheid?

Ghandi was fighting for Indians, not Blacks and he was in fact heavily in favor of separation(apartheid) between Indians and Blacks(who he thought of as savages). E.g. In the Indian Opinion of ...
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What did Ehud Olmert mean by these statements on a two state solution for Israel?

Most Jewish Israelis do not believe that they can live in freedom in a state with too many Arabs. Right now, Israel is a Democratic state with an Arab minority encompassing about 20%. Jewish Israelis ...
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