Tue 21 April 2020:
“The coronavirus has exacerbated, in fact highlighted, the racist system that exists in the country,” says lawyer Diana Buttu.
Israel initially only provided COVID-19 testing to cities and towns where most of the inhabitants are Jewish. Towns inside Israel with a large Palestinian population have been ignored, Buttu explains.
Now, she says, “the numbers of cases of Palestinians who have tested positive is on the rise, mostly because there has been such a push by Palestinians to have testing in these areas.”
Nora and Asa also discuss how they are coping on coronavirus lockdown in the US and UK, and Asa gets into a recent leaked British Labour Party report.
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