Quotation from Michael Lynk “An institutionalized regime of systematic racial oppression and discrimination” — May 3 2022

Special Rapporteur for the United Nations on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967, in his final report.

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In the Palestinian territory that Israel has occupied since 1967, there are now five million stateless Palestinians living without rights, in an acute state of subjugation, and with no path to self-determination. (…) [An] institutionalized regime of systematic racial oppression and discrimination has been established. Israeli Jews and Palestinian Arabs live their lives under a single regime which differentiates its distribution of rights and benefits [on] the basis of national and ethnic identity, and which ensures the supremacy of one group over, and to the detriment of, the other … This is apartheid.


A/HRC/49/87 : Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Michael Lynk.
David Kattenburg. May 3 2022. “This is apartheid”: an interview with outgoing UN human rights official Michael Lynk.

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