In the documentary film, The Law In These Parts, Ra`anan Alexandrowicz examines the system of military law that has governed the lives of Palestinians in the Occupied Territory since 1967. The film features the military judges, prosecutors, and legal advisers who helped draft the law--years before the Occupation--and who have shaped it to meet Israel`s military and civilian goals since then. Jadalyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat joined PBS THIRTEEN to discuss the film, along with a roundtable of experts that included Roane Carey of The Nation Magazine, Daniel May of J Street, and Thane Rosenbaum, a Fordham Law Professor. Noura explains:
…as a result of Israel`s settler policy in the Occupied Territory, it does not necessarily apply Occupation Law to the Territory itself, but it only applies Occupation Law to the Palestinians and therefore treats the Jewish-Israelis within the Occupied Territory, differently than it treats the non-Jewish Palestinians. And what you have…is a regime that looks much more like Apartheid
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