UN Committee Urges Israel to Eradicate Apartheid Policies

Posted 25th July 2012, by & filed under Apartheid, Itay Epshtain, Itay Epshtain, Jerusalem Master Plan, Palestinians citizens of Israel, UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), published its concluding observations this morning (March 13th), calling Israel to take immediate measures to eradicate apartheid policies or practices which severely affect the Palestinian population in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and which violate the provisions of the Convention on the prevention of racial segregation… Read more »

Discrimination in the New Master Plan of Jerusalem

Posted 24th July 2012, by & filed under Demographic Balance, Discrimination, East Jerusalem, Ideas, Jerusalem Master Plan, Meir Margalit, Meir Margalit.

The recently published Jerusalem master plan is an instructive document of some historical importance, seemingly setting out to introduce a degree of order and justice in a city which up to now was managed on the basis of an outdated and irrelevant plan dating back to 1959. However, the chapter dealing with East Jerusalem unfortunately… Read more »