The Human Rights Watch released a 213-page report earlier this week titled, “A Threshold Crossed.”
The report, as noted by NPR, “accuses Israel for the first time of ‘apartheid and persecution,’ as defined by international conventions and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.”
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed the report, while Israel’s foreign ministry rejected it as “preposterous and false.”
Omar Shakir, the Israel and Palestine Director for the organization, claimed that “Israeli authorities are committing crimes against humanity of apartheid & persecution.”
International Human Rights lawyer Arsen Ostrovsky responded, describing the report as “outrageous.”
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