By Ralph Schoenman
This learn offers a forceful problem to the normal figuring out of Zionism and the country of Israel: the proposal that it truly is "a land and not using a humans for a peoplle with out a land", the parable of Israeli democracy and the notion of the Zionists because the ethical representatives of hte sufferers of hte Holocaust. Schoenman records the sequence of massares enacted lower than the banner of Zionism to force out the Palestinians. the writer concludes through articulating his personal formulation for a simply society sooner or later - a democratic and secular Palestine the place rights move from citizenship instead of ethnic or spiritual identification. Ralph Schenman was once govt Director of the Bertrand Russell Peace beginning within which time he performed negotiations with quite a few heads of nation to safe the discharge of political prisoners. He has additionally directed many campaigning teams resembling the Committee of a hundred, the Vietnam team spirit crusade, the Committee for inventive and highbrow Freedom in Iran and the Committee in Defence of the Palestinian and Lebanese Peoples.
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