Thursday, June 2, 2016

Rep. Keith Ellison draws attention to Israeli apartheid in tweet on Palestinian life under occupation - Salon.com

Rep. Keith Ellison draws attention to Israeli apartheid in tweet on Palestinian life under occupation - Salon.com Rep. Keith Ellison shared a photo on Twitter on Thursday that refers to Israel’s illegal military occupation of the Palestinian territories as apartheid.

Ellison, a Democratic congressman representing Minnesota, said he took the photo as he walked down a segregated street in Hebron, a city in the occupied West Bank.

It shows a sign reading: “Caution: This was taken by Israel. You are entering apartheid.”