Roadmap to Apartheid
The BDS Initiative Oldenburg is participating in this year’s “Israeli Apartheid Week“ (IAW) with a series of public events. The focus of the series will be on examining practices and consequences of apartheid and settler-colonialism from the perspective of universal human rights. In order to accurately assess the current situation in Israel/Palestine, an understanding of these topics is critical.
“Roadmap to Apartheid”
Film screening and discussion
Ana Nogueira is a white South African and Eron Davidson a Jewish Israeli. Drawing on their first-hand knowledge of the issues, the producers take a close look at the apartheid comparison often used to describe the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film breaks down the rhetorical analogy into a fact-based comparison, noting where the analogy is useful and appropriate, and where it is not.
There are many lessons to draw from the South African experience relevant to conflicts all over the world. This film is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid, as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an apartheid system today, and why a growing number of people around the world agree with them. (synopsis credit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/roadmaptoapartheid/roadmap-to-apartheid)