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Al Mezan’s Joint Oral Intervention to the 100th Session of CERD – Review of Israel


Distinguished Committee Members,

Since the Nakba of 1948, the State of Israel has instituted a series of discriminatory laws, policies, and practices that form the foundation of its institutionalised regime of racial domination and oppression over the Palestinian people. These discriminatory features arise from Israel’s raison d’État and seek to maintain a racialized regime of dispossession, domination, and systematic fragmentation of the Palestinian people, by persistently denying the right of reparation, including consensual return to their homes, lands, and property, to Palestinian refugees and other persons displaced in the waves of ethnic cleansing carried out since the State’s establishment...Read full document

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