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Israel is well on its way to apartheid

An Israel, now defined by the law as "Jewish," can no longer call itself democratic.


In late July, cartoonist Avi Katz was fired from political magazine The Jerusalem Report. He had made a satirical drawing in which Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu appears as General Napoleon. Netanyahu's politician colleagues are also in attendance, and all of them are pigs with the Orwell quote that "some animals are more equal than others."

The drawing is a pastiche over a press photo which in a short time has become iconic. Here, the controversial Bulgarian MP Oren Hazan takes a selfie with Netanyahu & co. as a background, and the confident smile on everyone's faces is due to the adoption of the so-called nation state law. . . .

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Hans Henrik Fafner
Fafner is a regular critic in Ny Tid. Residing in Tel Aviv.

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