Monday, 7 December 2009

Another Wall of Division

The wall between Israel and Palestine is still physical, and just like the Berlin Wall, it cuts people's lives into bits. This Guardian article is talking about how Palestinian patients are being pressured to become an Israeli collaborator in return for access to medical care.

"Israeli officials deny that entry to Israel for medical reasons is conditional on patients becoming informants but they say security is an issue." (McCarthy, 2009)
McCarthy, Rory. (2009) Israel accused of interrogating medical patients from Gaza. [online]