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 former Israeli attorney General Michael Ben-Yair

"We Israelis enthusiastically chose to become a colonialist society, ignoring international treaties, expropriating lands, transferring settlers from Israel to the occupied territories, engaging in theft and finding justification for all these activities. Passionately desiring to keep the occupied territories, we developed two judicial systems: one - progressive, liberal - in Israel; and the other - cruel, injurious - in the occupied terrritories. In effect we established an apartheid regime in the occupied territories immediately following their capture. That oppressive regime exists to this day ... The intifada is the Palestinian people's war of national liberation. Historical processes teach us that no nation is prepared to live under another's domination and that a suppressed people's war of national liberation will inevitably succeed. We understand this point but choose to ignore it." logo
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He is now interior minister and head of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, and a key member of Netanyahu's governing coalition. Back in the 1990s, he was also a key coalition figure and government minister – but was facing bribery charges in 1996 when the then-Attorney General Michael Ben-Yair resigned ...

Former lawmaker Uri Avnery topped the list of signatories, which included former ambassadors Elie Barnavi, Ilan Baruch and Alon Liel; former Attorney General Michael Ben-Yair; former MKs Roman Bronfman, Avraham Burg, Naomi Chazan, Tzali Reshef and Yael Dayan; and artists Dani Karavan, Alex ...
Prof ELIE BARNAVI,. Former ambassador. to France;. ILAN BARUCH, former. ambassador to South Africa,. Namibia, Botswana. and Zimbabwe;. MICHAEL BEN-YAIR,. Former attorney-general. of Israel; former acting. supreme court justice;. ROMAN BRONFMAN,. Former member of Knesset,. Meretz Party;.
According to Israeli news site +972 Magazine, the signatories include former attorney general Michael Ben-Yair, former director-general of the Israeli Foreign Ministry Alon Liel, former Israeli ambassador to South Africa Ilan Baruch, and eight recipients of the Israel Prize. Israel and the US have been ...
Michael Ben-Yair, a former attorney general, came to the house on Tuesday. He too inherited a family property in Sheikh Jarrah, but says he, like all the other Jewish families who lived in the neighborhood, has already been compensated for the loss of the home. In return they received a home abandoned ...
lead lead lead Two students from occupied East Jerusalem passing daily through Qalandia checkpoint to reach Birzeit University, 2014. Credit: Rich Wiles.We are faced with an increasing onslaught on criticism of Israel with attempts being made to drawn the lines ever more narrowly. There are accusations ...


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