MEMO column: Arab Idol will not liberate Palestine

In which I poop the party:

But a victory in a singing competition will not remove a single Israeli occupation checkpoint. Arab Idol will not release one prisoner, suffering in Israel’s torture dungeons. Neither will it bring equality for millions of Palestinians living under Israel’s system of apartheid.

The liberation of Palestine will only be won after a long struggle for rights: the end of the occupation, equality and the return of the refugees.

A week old now, but still worth a read: check it out over at MEMO.

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