Discrimination in Israeli Law

Despite Israel's ratification of the ICCPR and its guarantee to protect all of its citizens against discrimination, Palestinian Arab citizens in Israel are discriminated against in a variety of forms and denied equal individual rights because of their national belonging. Though th discrimination is politically motivated, the Israeli legal system is part of this context. As well as offering limited provisions for equality or political particip members of the Palestinian Arab minority, the law in Israel subjects them to of discrimination: direct discimination against non-Jews within the law itself, discrimination through "neutral" laws and criteria which apply principally to P and institutional discrimination through a legal framework that facilitates a s pattern of privileges(1)

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