The Lebanese parliament angered human rights organisations when it passed a law a year ago banning Palestinians from acquiring property in Lebanon. The 376,000 Palestinian refugees living in wretched conditions in a dozen camps across Lebanon are subject to severe discrimination by the authorities, for fear that if they settle in the country they will upset its delicate religious balance. They are also barred from practising some 60 jobs, bringing construction materials into their camps or having hospital treatment without advance payment or a guarantee from the UN Palestinian refugee agency that it will cover the cost.
I’m waiting with baited breath for the cries of racism, the demonstrations, the academic boycotts…. [Judith Weiss, Kesher]
One more from Kesher:
“We will use the skulls of Zion’s sons to build a bridge to Heaven.”: That is “militant group” Hamas’ latest slogan.
Joy to the world…