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    Apartheid, International Law, and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    Dugard, John and Reynolds, John (2013) Apartheid, International Law, and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. European Journal of International Law, 24 (3). pp. 867-913. ISSN 0938-5428

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    Apartheid is a loaded term; saturated with history and emotion. It conjures up images and memories of discrimination, oppression, and brutality; indulgence, privilege, and pretension; racism, resistance, and, ultimately, emancipation. All of which come to us through the history of apartheid in South Africa. Although prohibited and criminalized by international law in response to the situation in southern Africa, the concept of apartheid was never given enormous attention by international lawyers. Following an awakening of interest in the international legal prohibition of apartheid as a potentially appropriate lens through which to view the situation of the Palestinians, this article examines the merits of such a claim in the context of Israeli law and practice in the occupied Palestinian territory.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Apartheid; International Law; Occupied Palestinian Territory;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
    Item ID: 11736
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    Depositing User: John Reynolds
    Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2019 12:34
    Journal or Publication Title: European Journal of International Law
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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