Monday, January 7, 2013

The Law in these parts

Can a modern democracy impose a prolonged military occupation on another people while retaining its core democratic values? 

The Law in these parts Ra’anan Alexandrowicz (Israel, 2012)
Since Israel conquered the territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 war, the military has imposed thousands of orders and laws, established military courts, sentenced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians, enabled half a million Israeli "settlers" to move to the Occupied Territories and developed a system of long-term jurisdiction by an occupying army that is unique in the entire world. 

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