Haaretz, Jan 1, 2018

 

Most Palestinians, in contrast, aren’t Israeli citizens, and for those who are, their citizenship is both Class D and conditional. There is always legislation in the pipeline that will further reduce their status. And the Palestinians who aren’t citizens don’t count at all, because they have no right to vote. It’s always possible to imagine and plan for their expulsion from this land, not merely their arrest.

Haaretz, Dec 26, 2017

Interior Minister Arye Dery at a government meeting on April 9, 2017 Ohad Tzoygenberg

In a democratic country, citizens shouldn’t have to fear being stripped of their citizenship and law-abiding people shouldn’t have to fear routine encounters with government agencies.

Haaretz, Dec 9, 2017

 

suddenly, the boys were told to return to their classrooms. Why? “Immodest content” – namely, a song sung by a fifth-grade girl.

Middle East Eye, 24 November 2017


A Palestinian demonstrator tries to destroy the wall separating the West Bank city of Abu Dis from East Jerusalem in November 2015 (AFP)

It was what I would call incremental ethnic cleansing. In some cases they expelled droves of people from certain areas such as Jericho, the Old City of Jerusalem, and around Qalqilya. But in most cases they decided that military rule and a siege to enclose Palestinians in their own areas would be as beneficial as expelling them.

The New York Review of Books, 11 December 2017

Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty ImagesA Palestinian woman looking at the remains of her home after it was demolished by Israeli bulldozers, near Hebron, the West Bank, March 6, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his ministers think they can now get away with a campaign of slow ethnic cleansing.