You might remember that we were all very annoyed about Apartheid in South Africa. The left were very keen on boycotting their oranges, their wine but not, very significantly their gold or diamonds. Little Harry Oppenheimer would have been upset about losing all of that lovely money going into De Beers and his local synagogue while they got self righteous about the poor blacks being ground down by nasty white men.
This gets us round to Apartheid in Israel. That is something quite different according to the comedians who run the place. Actually they prefer to pretend it does not exist in the first place. Then some spoil sport comes along to give the game away. The Guardian, a sometime purveyor of truth blows the gaff with Israel's Apartheid Road. What is a major plus point for the Jews in Israel is that they do not have to pay for these these things. That falls to a different lot of tax payers. See Americans Get To Pay For Israel's Apartheid Roads - http://electronicintifada.net/content/usaid-funding-israels-apartheid-road-construction/8827 for more and better details.
The Wikipedia also has a go at the subject. Be aware that it was set up by Jews who are keen on pretending to be fair. Notice their heavy use of words like allege, claim, assert. Jews are master liars who know that Words are Propaganda Tools
Israel And The Apartheid Analogy - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
The State of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians has been compared by United Nations investigators, human rights groups and critics of Israeli policy to South Africa's treatment of non-whites during its apartheid era. Israel has also been accused of committing the crime of apartheid. Critics of Israeli policy say that "a system of control" in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, including Jewish-only settlements, separate roads, military checkpoints, discriminatory marriage law, the West Bank barrier, use of Palestinians as cheap labour, Palestinian West Bank enclaves, inequities in infrastructure, legal rights, and access to land and resources between Palestinians and Israeli residents in the Israeli-occupied territories resembles some aspects of the South African apartheid regime, and that elements of Israel's occupation constitute forms of colonialism and of apartheid, which are contrary to international law. Some commentators extend the analogy, or accusation, to include Arab citizens of Israel, describing their citizenship status as second-class.
Opponents of the analogy state that the West Bank and Gaza are not part of sovereign Israel and are governed by the Palestinian Authority, so cannot be compared to the internal policies of apartheid South Africa, and that restrictions are only imposed on those territories by Israel for reasons of security. In regards to the situation within Israel itself, critics of the analogy argue that Israel cannot accurately be called an apartheid state because Israeli law guarantees Arab citizens of Israel the same rights as other Israeli citizens without distinction of race, creed or sex. They also note that Israel's Arab citizens can and do run in elections and become ministers in the Israeli government. Some critics consider the analogy defamatory and reflecting a double standard when applied to Israel and not neighboring Arab countries, whose policies towards their own Palestinian minority have been described as racist and discriminatory. Some opponents of the analogy say it is a manifestation of anti-semitism.
Jews say that UN investigators are wrong - if they don't like the answers. Ditto for any other critic, even if they happen to be Jews like Richard Goldstone, a distinguished judge.
From Israel's Apartheid Road - http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/may/17/israel-palestine-highway-443-segregation
Israel's apartheid road
The ban on Palestinians using highway 443 has been lifted but sidestepped by the Israeli army. It's bare-faced segregation
If you didn't have peripheral vision, it would probably be fine. If you didn't glance to the sides of Israel's highway 443 between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, then it wouldn't smack you in the face that the road is – how shall we put it? – segregated. As it is, you can't help but notice that when the 443 passes by the Israeli town of Modi'in and heads east into the occupied West Bank, some of its side-routes are blocked. Concrete boulders, metal barriers, rubble and heaps of rubbish halt roads from Palestinian villages such as Beit Sira and Beit Ur al-Fuka.
And if you stop at one of those barricades, a complicated coping apparatus comes to light: cars deposit weary Palestinians who work inside Israel at these blocked routes; on the other side, lines of parked Palestinian cabs await to resume the interrupted journey home.
Palestinians without permits to work or travel inside Israel can't be on the 443 at all. So for the 3,000 inhabitants of Beit Sira, one of six villages affected by the blocked highway, a trip to nearby Ramallah, about 12 miles away, now takes hours via minor roads that are prohibitively long, pot-holed and sometimes flooded. Some 55,000 Palestinians are thought to be affected by the road ban.
The Israeli military barred Palestinian access to this road in 2002, citing security reasons after several shootings in which five Israelis were killed. But last December, Israel's supreme court ruled that this sweeping ban on Palestinian movement was disproportionate and that the roadblocks had to be lifted.
The court pointed out that the 443 – which cuts through the occupied West Bank for a 12-mile stretch – had only been approved during the 1980s on condition that it would be open to all. (A comic Hebrew animation explains this here.)
The army has had five months to sort it out, but that time was mostly employed by ministers to scaremonger about how an open 443 would make sitting targets of Israeli drivers, who would instantly migrate to the main Tel Aviv-Jerusalem route, highway 1 – and choke it.
Now the military has unveiled its response to the court's decision: a sort of de-block-and-re-block manoeuvre. The idea is to partially open parts of the road but to compensate that with an extra checkpoint at one end, scrutinizing those Palestinians newly permitted to drive this limited section.
And so, once again, the Israeli military – the real authority in the West Bank – has shown that, unless absolutely compelled to do so, it cannot be trusted to do the right thing in the occupied territories. No matter that thousands of Palestinians who have nothing to do with any shooting or stone-throwing are denied easy access to the most basic facilities. No matter that sick patients don't make it to hospital on time; or that Palestinians have to rise at the crack of dawn, slip through the crevices of concrete barriers and creep slowly though an Israeli checkpoint – while Israeli-plated cars breeze past – just to get to work.
And why bother getting to the bones of the issue by asking why those few Palestinians would have attacked Israeli cars whistling through the West Bank, on a road that has been dug out of occupied land, in the midst of the viciously crushed second intifada? No; far easier to completely bar Palestinian passage on this road. And when the Israeli court challenges that, just block the road in a different way and see if those pedantic judges shut up.
But could the court be disinclined to shut up on this matter? The Israeli military claims that the court knew about the partial-opening plans. Meanwhile, some 1,000 Israeli families have petitioned the court to keep the road closed because they say the army's solution is too lax.
And the Association of Civil Rights in Israel, which filed the original petition to open the road, immediately filed another in response to army's unblocked-but-closed policy.
It looks as though highway 443 – so often cited as a symbol of segregationist policy – might not be properly open to Palestinians in the near future. But until it is, a drive on this road feels like a fast, scenic shortcut through another people's daily punishment.
Jew Only Roads In Israel - Real Apartheid Challenged By Palestinian Untermenschen
Palestinian drivers challenge Israeli-only roads in the West Bank
YouTube: This video taken outside Jericho as Israeli Soldiers Banned Palestinians to drive their cars in the west banks with National flags attached atop of the cars.
YouTube: Israeli Occupation forces arrested Khaled Atallah Al-Tamimi (Nabi Saleh), Azmi Shyoukhi (Hebron), the young Omar Saleh Al-Tamimi (Nabi Saleh) and a Palestinian girl by the name of Anwar. Further the Israeli intelligence services demanded confiscated the id and car of Mahmoud Zwahre. When he managed to evade arrest, Israeli army called him telling him he would be put on wanted list if he does not turn himself in for arrest within 30mins. Mahmoud is now also arrested, 10mins ago, he was at the DCO in Jericho, to be taken to Ma'ale Adumim. In addition, the IOF apparently held the identity card of Naim Marar intending to force him to turn himself in to the occupation authorities. In addition, since last night, ITF imposed a tight security cordon on the village of Nabi Saleh... Many people joined to show their rights to pass the road freely at Jericho checkpoint today, Israeli soldiers were not accept to go trough the road .
This Palestinian woman was arrested for driving on Israel's apartheid roads today:- She is playing to the camera, hoping to be discovered by Hollywood.
Scruffy lot these Jews. They don't know how to wear a beret
More pictures from the car protest can be found here.
Apartheid in South Africa is very awful. Ask a Jew, he will be delighted to explain. Ask him whether Jew only roads in Israel are Apartheid and listen to the lies, the evasions. After all Palestinians are the Untermenschen [ the Nazi term for subhumans ]
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