human rights crisis

The human rights crisis is about domination, not perception by Neve Gordon and Nicola Perugini

The main crisis of human rights is not about perceptions, but about its complicity with domination. When Israel is criticized about its rights-abusive policies in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the refrain most often heard among local politicians is that the government’s hasbara–the Israeli propaganda machine–is inadequate. The problem, in other words, is not what Israel actually does to the …