IMEU: Israeli judges are the confessors in savage new film on legitimizing the occupation

The Law in These Parts – English trailer from The Law in These Parts on Vimeo.

A remarkable film about the “legal” system in the Israeli Occupied Territories. A devastating look at how law and especially the Israeli Supreme Court has been employed for 40 years to legitimize the illegitimate, the cruel and the immoral. Amazingly the judges themselves are the confessors–although often they are unaware. For many years the Israeli Supreme Court (and its former Chief Justice Barak) have gotten more than a pass–it (and he) have been lauded as beacons of justice. That may be true for Israeli Jews, but it’s that very reputation that has allowed the court to make it appear that Palestinans arrested, administratively detained and tortured have had their day in court. It’s the Supreme Court that has approved the stealing of Palestinian land–giving “legitimacy” to theft.

via IMEU: Israeli judges are the confessors in savage new film on legitimizing the occupation.

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About Karl Dallas

Former BBC and IRN presenter, presenter of jazz, classical, movie and talk shows on Bradford Community Broadcasting, editor and presenter of VideoCaroline, "the best TV over the Seven Seas".
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