Palestinian men walk past a section of Israel's apartheid wall to cross the Qalandia checkpoint on their way to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, on the fourth Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, Friday, July 10, 2015.
Israeli Apartheid

New York Times distorts reality of Israel’s apartheid walls

Isabel Kershner, writing in The New York Times, claims the “aboveground fences and sections of concrete wall [that] run along and through parts of the West Bank” are “a legacy of Palestinian suicide bombings during the second intifada.” But she fails to note many observers’ contention that due to the fact 85 percent of the barrier runs inside the occupied West Bank, Israel’s construction of it appears to be far more of a land grab than anything to do with security.

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