Israel and the Palestinians

Checkpoint Israel IDF Palestinians Palestine Apartheid

Whether you recognise it as an occupation or not, the bare facts are beyond dispute: Since 1967, Israeli Defence Force (IDF) soldiers are responsible for swathes of land formerly beyond Israel’s control. These lands are home to millions of Palestinians, many of whom reject Israel’s existence in any borders.

For the last fifty years, Israeli soldiers have been stationed throughout the West Bank in order to protect Israelis from terrorism. However, as the years have gone on, many of the soldiers are now tasked with protecting setttler comunities.

are increasingly dismayed at the settler enterprise.