Thursday, March 24, 2011

Ethnic Cleansing

Israeli and Palestinian flagsAs the report illustrates, the continued pattern of settlement expansion in East Jerusalem, combined with forceful eviction of long-residing Palestinians, are creating an intolerable situation that can only be described in its cumulative impact as a form of ethnic cleansing.

-- U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Richard Falk, discussing his report to the UN Human Rights Council, 22 March 2011

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