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Apartheid and International Law

CAICL member John Reynolds writes with John Dugard in the latest issue of EJIL (volume 24, number 3) on Apartheid, International Law and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Apartheid is a loaded term; saturated with history and emotion. It conjures up images and memories of discrimination, oppression, and brutality; indulgence, privilege, and pretension; racism, resistance, and, ultimately, emancipation. All of which come to us through the history of apartheid in South Africa. Although prohibited and criminalized by international law in response to the situation in southern Africa, the concept of apartheid was never given enormous attention by international lawyers. Following an…

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