A Checkpoint Is A Checkpoint Is Not A Life

by
Abby Zimet

A protester against the separation fence in Bil'in.

Charging that Arabs too often pay the price of the Holocaust and Israel's resulting militarism, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says that in Israel, as in South Africa, security comes
not through "fences, walls and guns," but when the human rights of all
are recognized. Touring Israel and the Occupied Territories, Tutu said
sanctions, protests and international pressure are vital tools to
effect non-violent change.

"We have a
God who is always biased in favor of the oppressed."

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