Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 19:53
“The separation fence must be closed and sealed. The Egyptian border fence must be closed and sealed. We must build a fence on the Jordanian border immediately, no one gets in or out! Jews who live in Judea and Samaria [West Bank] may come in and out - Arabs may not come in and out.”
Badil center responds to the Israeli high court’s rejection of a challenge to the racist “citizenship law”: “This illustrates once more the Israeli self portrait as an exclusively Jewish state with a different set of rights for its Jewish and non-Jewish (mainly Palestinian) inhabitants.”
Israel’s High Court has rejected a legal challenge to the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law, in a 6-5 decision on Wednesday. Despite a “security” justification, the ruling has been praised in explicitly racist terms, as helping Israel maintain its ‘Jewish majority’.