Please read this very important article by Virginia Tilley, she argues the case for an international boycott of Israel. More importantly, she discusses how the international community might go about implementing it.
She compares the Israeli position to that of the apartheid regime in South Africa and suggests that nothing short of the same international pressure could cause any real change to the policies of Zionism.
Here’s an eye-opening excerpt:
“It is the “demographic threat,” not security (Mr. Olmert has clarified), that requires the dreadful Wall to separate Arab and Jewish communities, now juxtaposed in a fragmented landscape, who might otherwise mingle.
“Demographic threat” is the most disgustingly racist phrase still openly deployed in international parlance. It has been mysteriously tolerated by a perplexed international community. But it can be tolerated no longer. Zionist fear of the demographic threat launched the expulsion of the indigenous Arab population in 1948 and 1967, created and perpetuates Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, inspires its terrible human rights abuses against Palestinians, spins into regional unrest like the 1982 attack on Lebanon…”
Read the whole article at Counterpunch.